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