Volunteering

Meet our volunteers and find opportunities to get involved with our outreach and community service programs.
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Last year was anything but normal, as Covid-19 reduced the program to about one-third its usual size.  A larger than usual influx of new volunteers will be needed to replace those who decided to retire. Apply now through Nov. 1.
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AARP Michigan volunteer from West Michigan is appointed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to the Commission, which advises the Governor, Michigan Legislature, and the Aging & Adult Services Agency on matters relating to policies and programs for older adults in the state.
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Michigan Department of Health and Human Services recognizes Surae Eaton and Gloria Kovnot as two older adults "who have made significant contributions within their communities."
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AARP Michigan volunteers report their experiences and signing up for COVID-19 vaccinations, obtaining an appointment, and actually getting the shot in the arm.
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Cox has done and seen it all. Tough but compassionate gun-toting court officer, mom to two daughters, world traveler, chorale singer, expert seamstress, octogenarian zip-liner, integration trailblazer, theater usher in her spare time, longest serving AARP volunteer, niece to one of Detroit’s most celebrated figures... and that only touches on a handful of the highlights.
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Tax-Aide offers free in-person and online tax preparation and assistance to low- and moderate-income taxpayers in Michigan and nationwide. Individuals interested in volunteering should apply by September 30th for the 2021 Tax Season. 
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The Stephen J. Gools Award for Social Change was presented to Northpointe Community Church of DeWitt for erasing medical debts for thousands of people. The Andrus Award went to a Grand Blanc couple who stepped in and saved a Flint food distribution house.
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AARP is looking for Tax-Aide volunteers to help more than 65,000 Michigan residents prepare and file their taxes in February through April of 2020.
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AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Detroit, Southeast Michigan, and Michigan for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
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AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Jackson and Michigan for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
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