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How does AARP help people veterans and military families?

AARP is honored to fight for issues that are important to nearly 4 million AARP members who have served in America’s military and their families. Veterans have given their all for this country, and they deserve supportive services to help them live their best lives.

What do volunteers do to help support America’s military and their families?

AARP volunteers support veterans, the military, and their families by providing helpful information, resources and connections, as well as by advocating on their behalf.


Volunteer Roles

Virtual Veterans Brigade

Program: AARP National

(Volunteer From Home)

Support those who have dedicated their lives to serving our country and make a difference. You will help veterans, military and their families by sharing valuable AARP-provided content through social media and other digital platforms, connecting them to services they need and helping to improve their lives.


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


  • 2-4 hours per month

Interested in Becoming a Virtual Veterans Brigade Volunteer?

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