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Did you know that we have more volunteers working with AARP in Tennessee than in any state except New York?  Wow, this truly is the Volunteer State!

Members and friends are working with us statewide to make our communities more livable for people of all ages, provide resources for folks caring for loved ones and raise awareness about fraud and scams.  Below, you’ll find even more ways to help!



Congressional District Leaders

We are looking for folks to form relationships with staff in the district office of members of Congress (MoC), share AARP material when requested, and meet with MoC.  Leaders are needed in Congressional Districts 1, 3, 8 and 9.  Find your congressman and district here. To apply, send your contact information and resume or experience summary by email to Shelley at with CD LEAD in the subject line.

Tax Aide  

We are looking to add members to our awesome Tax Aide team. If you are interested in helping folks prepare taxes for a few months out of the year, please contact with TAX PREP HELP in the subject line.  Volunteers are desperately needed in the Memphis area, but there are needs statewide.



Clarksville Community Leader

We are looking for an active and outgoing resident of Clarksville/Montgomery County to serve as a community liaison and volunteer leader.  You will help connect members with volunteer opportunities and work hand in hand with a great team of community partners.

The time commitment is flexible but this is a leadership-level position so 2-5 hours per week of networking and communication is needed to be successful.

To learn more, please email Tara at with Clarksville in the subject line.


Office Support/Clerical Volunteer – Positions available in Nashville only

Detail-oriented volunteer needed to help with filing, coding of expense statements,and assist with other administrative activities.A minimum commitment of one day per week (Mon – Thur) is desired with a 4-5 hour shift preferred.

Please provide information about yourself and your work history

to Michelle at with OFFICE VOLUNTEER in the subject line.


Help with communications and event promotion in your area!  Assist us with building relationships with local media and conducting other local outreach to help tell the AARP story.  To lend a hand, send an email to Rob at with COMMUNICATIONS in the subject line.


Office volunteers support our community work around the state with various administrative and organizational projects at the AARP state office in downtown Nashville. If you are interested, please email us at with OFFICE VOLUNTEER in the subject line.

Driver Safety Program

AARP is looking for dedicated volunteers to be Driver Safety Program instructors.  Potential instructors must have completed the new course in 2014, must have Internet service, and an email address.  Please contact George Coleman, State Coordinator, at if you are interested in learning more about this volunteer opportunity.  Tennessee counties where instructors are needed are: Greene, Johnson, Hawkins, Sevier, Anderson, Campbell, Union, Claiborne, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Roan, Washington, Carter, Tipton, Dyer, Weakley, Obion, Putnam, McMinn, Monroe, Bledsoe, Sequatchie, Smith, Dekalb, Macon, Trousdale, Humphreys and Dickson


Volunteer On-boarding and Support

The volunteer support team helps with follow-up of new volunteer recruits, orientation, and the first few volunteer experiences, including office volunteers.  We want to get folks oriented and “on the ground” soon after they express an interest in working with us so we don’t lose them to another organization.  To help us with volunteer on-boarding, please email Lisa at with VOLUNTEER SUPPORT in the subject line.


All of our volunteer leadership positions are selected by an application and interview process and will be open until filled.

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