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Advocates for Older Adults/Ward Liaisons

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AARP DC State Office

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*Currently VIRTUAL (a computer is not required)*

The AARP DC State Office is currently looking for a variety of volunteers to support older adults as they age!

Ward Liaison: As a Ward Liaison, our most popular and vital volunteer role, you will help raise awareness and advocate for the following issues:

Senior Nutrition
Affordable Housing
Caregiving Supports
Prescription Drug Costs
Senior Wellness
Home and Community Based Supports
Long-term Care (Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities
Medicaid Waiver Programs
Fraud

In this role, you'll represent your ward or seniors at large. We want you to share the needs of those seniors with our State Director and State President. Additionally, you may be asked to assist with our advocacy priorities, testifying before DC Council, attending communtiy meetings, and disseminating resources in your community. Ward Liaisons become a familiar face in their communities and commit a monimi=um of 2 hours per month, including one monthly team call (please attend as you can).







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About AARP DC State Office

Location:

100 M St SE, Suite 650, Washington, DC 20003, US

Mission Statement

AARP’s mission is to empower people to choose how they live as they age. The District of Columbia State Office is helping you discover the real possibilities in your life at any age. AARP DC strives to ensure that older adults and their families in the District of Columbia live their best lives. We contribute to, excel in, and deliver on AARP’s mission and purpose. Our work is localized, integrated and accomplished by a dynamic team of volunteers and staff working across all eight wards to support the Age-Friendly DC initiative to make the District a great place for all ages to live, work and play! There are more than 87,000 AARP members in Washington, DC.

Description

AARP is the Nation's largest non-profit, non partisan organization dedicated to empowering people to choose how they live as they age.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Board Development
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

100 M St SEWashington, DC 20003

(38.87674,-77.00543)
 

SKILLS

  • Advocacy
  • Lobbying
  • Urban Planning
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per month

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