AARP Experience Corps is an innovative and
award-winning national service program
that engages older adults in helping meet
some of our community's greatest challenges.
AARP Experience Corps members work
in teams, create a critical mass,
lead by example, and make a
AARP Experience Corps Services
- Tutoring and mentoring
- Out-of-school academic support and recreational opportunities
- Family literacy and parent involvement programs
- English language tutoring for parents
- Read-aloud activities
- Music and art programs
- More than 60 AARP Experience Corps members worked at
11 sites throughout the area
- Members provided nearly 19,000 hours to children and families in need
- 87% of
tutored students raised their
performance by at least one
- 80% of mentored students
displayed improvement in
Through Metropolitan Family Service, AARP Experience Corps provides services
in public elementary schools and youth-based organizations in Multnomah,
Clackamas and Washington counties.
- Serve primarily low-income and special-needs children
- Work with AARP Experience Corps to maintain regular communication, information exchange, and ongoing problem solving
- Offer necessary information to aid in program evaluation and reporting
- Provide financial contributions to AARP Experience Corps for service expenses
AARP Experience Corps members are typically age 55 and older; however, adults of all ages are involved in the program.
Most AARP Experience Corps members contribute at least 450 hours during a 12-month period through individual service and team projects.
Members are paid a monthly stipend through AARP Experience Corps for 12 or more hours of service a week.
For more information about how to support or volunteer, contact AARP Experience Corps at 503.232.0007, ext. 211, or
Metropolitan Family Service AARP Experience Corps would like
to acknowledge the generous support
of AARP Experience Corps National. Our AARP Experience Corps program is funded in part by City of Gresham CDBG program
Mobilizing the time, talent, and experience of older adults in service to communities.
Membership-based social welfare services created to benefit older Americans.