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AARP Mississippi Executive Council Position Description

“AARP believes that volunteer service is a unique and valuable contribution which benefits both the volunteer and society…”

Position Function

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.

Responsibilities

  • Understand, support and 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 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.
  • State may add more position specific responsibilities if desired

Qualifications

  • 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 the option to renew, not to exceed a total of six (6) years.

Training Required

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

Appointed and Supervised By the State President

 

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