— The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program is looking to expand its team of volunteers for the upcoming tax season by recruiting interested individuals across Nebraska. Tax-Aide is an AARP Foundation program that offers free tax filing help for those who need it most, especially adults 50 and older. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers receive training and continued support in a welcoming environment. There are a variety of roles for individuals at every level of experience who want to make a difference in …

— David Holmquist of Omaha has been named the new volunteer state president of AARP Nebraska. In his role serving nearly 200,000 Nebraska members age 50 and over, Holmquist chairs the state executive council and works with the state director to provide vision and leadership for AARP’s work at the state and community level. The state president serves as the principal AARP volunteer spokesperson in Nebraska. “It is an honor for me to serve as the volunteer president of AARP in …

— Suzy Campbell, a long-time community volunteer from Lincoln championing the needs of family caregivers, has been selected to receive AARP Nebraska’s highest volunteer award. She is the 15th volunteer to be honored with the annual AARP Nebraska Andrus Award for Community Service since 2002. Campbell’s charity, Lincoln Community Foundation, is a big winner, too. On Sept. 16, AARP Nebraska presented the organization with a check for $2,500 on behalf of Campbell, who has been active as a volunteer in the …

— Do you know an extraordinary volunteer age 50 or older? Consider nominating them for the 2016 AARP State Andrus Award for Community Service. This prestigious award  honors age 50-plus Nebraskans who are sharing their experience, talent and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. Nebraska’s Andrus Award recipient will be honored with a $2,500 purse to donate to their non-profit charity of choice. Nominations are evaluated by AARP Nebraska based on how the volunteer’s work has improved the …

— We are seeking volunteers to assist with a variety of activities and tasks with the AARP Nebraska State Office in Lincoln. Find out if these volunteer opportunities are the right fit for you. 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 individuals oriented and “on the ground” soon after they express an interest in working with us.  To help …

— We need your help staffing and planning fun local AARP events in your community. See more details below and apply today!  AARP Event Volunteer Be the smiling and friendly face of AARP at events in your area! Tasks may include helping with registration or greeting attendees at local AARP events such as AARP Life Reimagined, AARP Fraud Watch or AARP Movies for Grownups; helping set up and staffing community booths at fairs; and helping people as they drop off personal …

— We have several ongoing opportunities for you to bring special AARP programs to your community as a volunteer. Appy today for one or more of these volunteer openings! AARP Fraud Watch Network Volunteers Help your peers and their families spot and avoid identify theft, fraud and scams through the AARP Fraud Watch Network (www.aarp.org/FraudWatchNetwork). You will receive training to provide community presentations and assist with events. If interested in this position please put FRAUD VOLUNTEER in the subject line of …

— AARP Nebraska has several openings on its statewide advocacy volunteer team. Volunteers work on state and federal issues that are important to AARP members and older Nebraskans, such as caregiving, Social Security, home and community-based care options, transportation, aging services, healthcare, taxation, financial security and more. REAL Advocacy Lead The Regional Education and Advocacy Leads (REAL) are high-level leaders who work with Executive Council members and state staff to create and implement grassroots plans specific to their district. They work …

— AARP Nebraska is looking for a few good volunteer leaders. If you have the time and passion for making an impact on the lives of people across our state, then we have the perfect opportunity for you! The Executive Council features the highest ranking volunteer positions in the state. This group makes strategic decisions on our priorities, shaping the work of AARP throughout Nebraska. This team works in close partnership with the AARP Nebraska State President and AARP State Director …

— Did you know there were nearly 8,000 consumer complaints of ID theft and fraud from Nebraskans in 2014? Whether it’s over the phone, through the mail, online or even at your door, con artists are constantly scheming to get you and your loved ones to open their wallets. The AARP Fraud Watch Network helps arm you with the tools you need to fight fraud and protect your personal information. We have trained volunteer educators to help Nebraskans protect themselves from …