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DC Advocates for Older Adults (Wards 1-8)

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AARP DC State Office

  • 3 people are interested

In this flexible volunteer role, you will help raise awareness of AARP and fight to protect programs and services upon which many DC residents rely. Things like nutrition access, affordable housing and prescriptions, and funding for social service programs are a few items we are fighting for as we speak.

In this role, you’ll be an representative of your ward and share the needs of those seniors with our State Director. Additionally, you may be asked to assist with our advocacy priorities, testifying before DC Council, attending community meetings, and disseminating resources in your community. You will become a familiar face in the community. We ask for a minimum of 1 hour per month, including our monthly team call.

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About AARP DC State Office


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.


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


We'll work with your schedule.


100 M St SEWashington, DC 20003



  • Strategic Planning
  • Advocacy
  • Lobbying
  • Public Advocacy
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach


  • People 55+


  • 1-2 Hours per month

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