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What is fraud prevention at AARP?

The AARP Fraud Watch Network has made great strides in furthering our mission to help consumers protect themselves, their families, and their communities from scams and fraud, and to provide support when victimization occurs.

What do volunteers do to help prevent fraud?

Volunteer speakers can help educate community groups, clubs or professional organizations by identifying common scams and teaching people what to watch out for to avoid fraud or identity theft.

Volunteer Roles

Please note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have no in-person volunteer opportunities available at this time.  Please  explore these virtual opportunities to make a difference and volunteer safely from home.


Digital Fraud Fighter

Program: AARP National

(Volunteer From Home)

Be a fraud fighter and protect people 50-plus by helping them identify and avoid scams that could harm them financially. By sharing fraud prevention content from the AARP National Fraud Network across a number of digital platforms, you can raise awareness of the latest scams, especially those targeting older adults.

Requirements:

  • Possess strong online and social media skills
  • Be comfortable with technology
  • Good communicator, both orally and in writing
  • Must attend 10 hours of provided training

Time/Frequency:

  • Approximately 2 - 4 hours a week
  • Varies according to activities and availability

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