Volunteer With AARP: Your Experience Matters!

Posted on 01/21/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Volunteering If you had the chance to help a neighbor, solve a community problem, or advocate for a cause you care about, would you do it? At AARP, Your Experience Matters. Through AARP you can use your experience, talent, and creativity to make an impact in your community — and meet some new friends along the way! As an AARP volunteer you can direct your passion for making a difference to enhance the quality of life for people 50+ in the …

Are You Driven to Help Others?

Posted on 01/20/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Volunteering Ready to Make a Difference in Virginia? For more than 30 years, AARP Driver Safety has helped drivers improve their driving skills and stay safe on the road. And we couldn’t have done it without our volunteers. Nationwide, nearly 7,000 volunteers instruct, administer and promote the AARP Driver Safety course. AARP Driver Safety volunteers contribute to the safety and well-being of their neighbors and community. Here in Virginia, we are seeking a highly qualified and motivated person to serve as …

Volunteer Training for Program Leaders: “Life Reimagined – Discovering Your New Possibilities”

Posted on 01/20/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Volunteering Be Trained to Lead Workshops in Your Area! Do you have experience leading groups and/or enjoy facilitating dialogue between people in an informal setting?  If so, AARP has a volunteer opportunity available in Virginia which may be of interest to you. We are currently seeking ten Life Reimagined Guides who will set up and host workshops in targeted areas within the state. These free 2-hour workshops are designed to help individuals considering their life’s direction and purpose. The workshops typically …

AARP Fraud Watch Volunteers Needed!

Posted on 01/20/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Volunteering             AARP is arming Virginians with the tools they need to spot and avoid fraud and scams so they can protect themselves and their families. AARP launched the Fraud Watch Network — a campaign to fight identity theft and fraud and give you access to information about how to protect yourself and your family and friends. Con artists don’t care how hard you worked.  They steal billions from Americans like you every year. We’re fighting …

We Need to Talk – Giving Up the Car Keys – seminar leaders available to speak

Posted on 01/12/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Volunteering Northern Virginia traffic can be a nightmare! Keeping safe on the roads is a concern to all of us, especially those of us with aging parents. How do you know when it’s time for your loved one to limit or stop driving? It’s a tough subject for most families, but it’s a serious matter. Now there’s help. AARP is happy to offer We Need to Talk, a free workshop to help you determine how to assess your loved ones’ driving …

Help a Neighbor in Need with Soup for Seniors

Posted on 12/1/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Volunteering ROANOKE_ LOA is collaborating with AARP Virginia and organizations across the Roanoke Valley and Alleghany Highlands to collect soup, crackers and other non-perishable food items during a drive February 2-7, 2015. Winter is a difficult time for our older homebound neighbors and the choice between food and heat can be hard. Help make the decision easy by ensuring their shelves are stocked with warming soups and other non-perishable food items. Help end senior hunger by giving soup and crackers to …