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Come learn how you can get involved as an AARP Virginia volunteer!

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AARP Virginia is looking for people who want to make a difference in their community and in our state. We have several opportunities available for you to get involved as an AARP Virginia volunteer in southwest Virginia.

Please join us at one of two informative luncheons to learn more about how you can sign up to volunteer.

Danville
Wednesday, August 24th at 11:30 am
Golden Leaf Bistro, 215 Craghead Street, Danville, VA  24541
Click here to register or call 877-926-8300.
Please register by Monday, August 22nd.

Lynchburg
Thursday, August 25th at 11:30 am
Charley's Restaurant, 707 Graves Mill Road, Lynchburg, VA  24502
Click here to register or call 877-926-8300.
Please register by Tuesday, August 23rd.

There are many ways to offer your service to your community and AARP Virginia is here to help you find the best fit for your skills and passion!

Community Ambassadors serve on the Community Outreach Team to carry out the work of the Association at the community level. They work on specific programs and campaigns as well as promote AARP's presence in the community by staffing AARP informational tables at community events.

State Legislative Specialists serve on the State Advocacy Team and contribute to achieving AARP’s state legislative priorities as defined by the state plan. They are a specialized group of AARP volunteers who are actively engaged in AARP’s efforts to influence leaders on the issues that matter most to the 50+ population.

Congressional District Liaisons serve on the Federal Advocacy Team and contribute to achieving AARP’s federal legislative priorities as defined by the state plan. They are a specialized group of AARP volunteers who serve as AARP's volunteer representatives to assigned members of Congress.

Diversity Community Ambassadors serve on the Diversity Community Outreach Team and carry out the work of the Association at the community level in a defined, culturally relevant way that benefits and enhances the quality of life for AARP’s diverse 50+ population in Virginia.

Marketing and Communications Specialists are responsible for disseminating information, generating and maintaining a presence on social media sites, building and maintaining audiences through written articles under the direction of an AARP staff partner. This position also includes our newly formed Virtual Volunteer Newsroom.

Life Reimagined Guides thrive on helping people navigate transitions, achieve their goals and dreams, and discover their life’s purpose. They lead local experiences to inspire people with new choices and to facilitate conversations.

HomeFit Workshop - Provides information to participants on how to decide what type of home modifications are needed to stay in their home as they age.

Family Caregiving Support - Participants learn what AARP is doing to support family caregivers nationally and in Virginia and discuss ways to access resources and education and get involved with advocacy on key family caregiving issues.

Fraud Watch Network - Trained speakers discuss fraud & identity theft with community groups, conferences, clubs, or professional organizations free of charge, sharing an inside look at how scammers think, how to safeguard against identity theft & fraud, first-hand accounts from victims, and what to do if you or someone you know has been a victim.

Prepare to Care - Workshops provide participants with information and resources to help them better care for themselves and the ones they love through five steps every caregiver should take: How to Start the Conversation; Forming a Team; Making a Family Plan, Finding Support; and the Importance of Caring for Yourself.

About AARP Virginia
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