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Volunteer Recruitment and Communications Volunteer Needed

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Description

Program: The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program provides free personal income tax assistance and tax form preparation to low- and moderate-income taxpayers, with special attention to persons age 60 and older.

Program: The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program provides free personal income tax assistance and tax form preparation to low- and moderate-income taxpayers, with special attention to persons age 60 and older.

Purpose of Position: Responsibility for training volunteer leaders in the use of the Volunteer Recruitment System and coordinating its implementation state-wide.

Responsibilities of Position: Guided by the policies and procedures of the AARP Foundation, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, and with direction and support of the State Coordinator, the Volunteer Recruitment and Communications Volunteer is responsible for collaboratively undertaking the following tasks:

  • Serves a member of the State Management Team.
  • Works with the State Management Team, District Coordinators and Site Coordinators on communication and recruitment strategy.
  • Receives volunteer referrals from other than the Volunteer Recruitment System, and, depending on state preferences, contacts candidates to describe available volunteer opportunities and next steps, including providing the volunteer a web page address at aarp.org to register as a Prospective Volunteer.
  • Periodically reviews, and reports, the status of the evaluation process for each prospective volunteer, reporting monthly to the State Coordinator any prospects having the Pending status more than 30 days old.
  • The Prospective Volunteer Specialist, and the Administration Specialist, together will make process improvement suggestions to the state coordinator.
  • There are opportunities for additional responsibility/flexibility depending on the volunteer as well.

 

Qualifications: The volunteer must be comfortable operating computer-based software and have Internet access. The volunteer must communicate effectively and work well collaboratively. Attention to detail and persistence in achieving stated goals are important.

Details

Get Connected Icon >18 Years Old
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