AARP is currently seeking a Manager of Outreach & Volunteer Engagement in their Princeton Office

 Company: AARP

Location: Princeton New Jersey

Title: Manager of Outreach & Volunteer Engagement

 Business Unit Description

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into ‘Real Possibilities’ by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name.  As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world’s largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.
Community Outreach

Lead strategic planning initiatives around AARP NJ outreach activity, working to develop and incorporate community outreach and multicultural efforts into all programming initiatives and community events, specifically in communities of presence.

Enhance engagement and participation strategies around local, county, and statewide outreach efforts.

Plan, implement and promote AARP NJ strategic plan goals and provide meaningful and diverse volunteer engagement opportunities.

Evaluate community outreach activities to assess the value and impact of those activities within the community, specifically to the 50+ population.

Cultivate and enhance meaningful relationships with key external audiences and partners within the community to further advance impact and relevance of outreach initiatives.

Volunteer Engagement

Provide leadership and direction to the AARP NJ volunteer program and work to enhance systems, infrastructure and policy to build impactful geographic based volunteer networks.

Evaluate, assess, and modify volunteer support structures on an ongoing basis to meet the changing needs and priorities of internal and external stakeholders, volunteer leaders, and operational requirements. Assess volunteer experiences and resources to effectively manage activities, engagement programs, and other related initiatives.

Oversee strategy and implementation for volunteer involvement in major initiatives of the AARP State Office.

Cultivate meaningful opportunities for volunteers to provide professional expertise and volunteer service.

Implement tools and resources for volunteer training and development.


Supervise and manage outreach team staff. Monitor workloads and operational plans of assigned team members to ensure optimal productivity levels and attainment of team and individual goals.



Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience in progressively responsible non-profit in event planning and volunteer management plus experience in a senior management and leadership role. Must have exceptional knowledge of the principles and practices of volunteer program management; knowledge of program planning, budgeting, monitoring, and evaluation processes; ability to facilitate progressive change, think strategically and develop innovative solutions. Must possess excellent planning, organizing and leadership skills and proven ability to evaluate data, assess alternatives and make decisions and/or recommendations as required. Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Must be willing to travel, and work evenings and weekends as needed.

Benefits Offered
 AARP offers competitive benefits with a 401K, 100% company funded pension plan, health, dental, vision and life insurance, STD/LTD, paid vacation and sick, and other benefits.
Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.  AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.



Applicants must apply on-line at Search AARP Careers or Click here