Volunteering

Meet our volunteers and find opportunities to get involved with our outreach and community service programs.
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All skills sets welcome to help make the homes of four older adults safer
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By Sarah Hollander
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Prepare to Care workshops are one of AARP Ohio’s initiatives—along with advocating for caregiver tax credits and more home-based services—to improve conditions for family caregivers in the state.
Ohio Andrus Award 2018
The Andrus Award for Community Service honors volunteers who embody the spirit of AARP founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, and believe in the power of the individual to spark change and improve their community one act at a time.
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AARP Ohio is seeking nominees for the 2019 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors members who are making a positive impact by volunteering.
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By Sarah Hollander
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Family caregiving is central to AARP’s social mission. One of the tools we have to help support caregivers is The Prepare to Care workshop. This volunteer led workshop focuses on giving caregivers a framework to actively prepare for the care their older loved ones may need
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AARP Community Challenge Grants Are Back in 2019
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It’s been just about two weeks since I attended the AARP Ohio 2018 Volunteer Summit and I’m still feeling the excitement. A fellow Cincinnati volunteer had to convince me to make the trip and I’m glad she did.
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Team Better Block engages communities by planning and orchestrating short-term local events to temporarily improve the physical and economic environment on a specific city block. Through participatory workshops, the team helps the community generate ideas about how to build on their city’s assets to improve public space.
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