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AARP Massachusetts Seeks Volunteer Executive Council Members

AARP believes that volunteer service is a unique and valuable contribution which benefits both the volunteer and society.
AARP Massachusetts currently has two openings for Executive Council members to serve on our Executive Council Board.

The Executive Council member is part of a team of leadership volunteers, who under the guidance of the State President and the State Director, carry out AARP's strategic priorities within the state.


  • Understand, support, reflect the mission of AARP - to enhance quality of life for all as we age, to lead positive social change and to deliver value to members through information, advocacy and service.
  • Provide input on strategies for accomplishing goals outlined in the Massachusetts state plan.
  • Help to position AARP as an influential power in the state, leading change and influencing the future.
  • Work in partnership with state office staff and leadership volunteers in the development, implementation and monitoring of the state plan.
  • Provide guidance and assistance on a variety of activities such as special projects, research, diversity outreach, community organizing, member engagement, etc.


  • Commitment to the goals and priorities of AARP
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and planning abilities
  • Thorough knowledge of state issues, needs, and activities
  • Demonstrated professional leadership experience
  • Ability to research information from a variety of sources within the state
  • Ability to network towards the creation of new community partnerships
  • Eligible for membership or associate membership in AARP
  • Ability to work with diverse populations

Term of Service and Length of Service:

Appointed by the State President for either a one or two year term, with option to renew, for a not to exceed total of six (6) years.

Training Required:

  • Orientation to AARP.
  • Other skills training and issue briefings as necessary.

The Executive Council is appointed and supervised by the State President, Sandra Harris.
If you are interested, please send a resume and letter of interest by December 10 to: Ideally, these positions will be filled prior to January 2022.

To learn more about the 2021 Executive Council, please click here.

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