AARP Maine is looking for a volunteer leader to serve as the new State President. The next state president will serve as a leader and spokesperson for the more than 230,000 AARP members who live in Maine.
“This is an exciting and influential role,” said Dr. Lori Parham, AARP Maine State Director. “We are looking for someone exceptional, a person of energy and commitment who is passionate about Maine and the well-being of the people who live in our state.”
AARP Maine’s State President works with the State Director to help make the vision, mission and priorities of AARP come true. They also serve as Chair of the AARP Maine Executive Council. The Council, working with the State Director and staff, provides guidance and gets the work done on state activities in the areas of economic security, health and long-term care, and livable/age-friendly communities.
“We are looking for an individual with strong leadership and interpersonal skills who has the ability to motivate and inspire others,” said Parham. “This is a once-in-a-lifetime volunteer opportunity to make a broad-based positive difference in the lives of people in Maine.”
Applicants must have previous volunteer experience either with AARP or with other organizations. This volunteer position requires a significant time commitment and benefits include reimbursement of all expenses including travel throughout Maine and the United States, as well as training and support from AARP’s state and national offices.
“AARP volunteer state presidents come to us from diverse professional backgrounds and have worked in such fields as education, legislative, private business, health care and the financial industry, to name a few,” said Parham. “We are excited to find the right person to help us forge dynamic social change for Mainers 50+ and their families.”
Applications will be accepted until February 28, 2013. All inquiries should be made directly to Dr. Lori Parham at 207-776-6304 or email@example.com. Further information about AARP Maine can be found at www.aarp.org/me.