Volunteering

Meet our volunteers and find opportunities to get involved with our outreach and community service programs.
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AARP Michigan is offering a one-day health summit for underserved communities as well as those with disabilities and language barriers.
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Two AARP volunteers, Gloria Kovnot and Brenda Surae Eaton, were recognized by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ Aging & Adult Services Agency as Senior Citizens of the Year.
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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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