State and Community Engagement Analyst

Pasadena, California
Aug 15, 2023
Aug 22, 2023
Full Time

AARP is the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the nation's largest circulation publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.

AARP's Community, State and National Affairs (CSN) Group includes Government Relations, Programs, Volunteer Engagement, Community Outreach and Advocacy at the federal, state and local levels. It delivers on AARP's social mission by educating and engaging people 50-plus and their families, strengthening communities, and championing issues that help give people financial and health security.

The State & Community Engagement Analyst supports business unit development and execution of state and community engagement goals and objectives within the business unit plan and enterprise strategy. Collaborates on the execution of outreach, advocacy, and communications projects as assigned. Facilitates the business unit's volunteer recruitment, training, and recognition activities. Supports volunteer needs and designs opportunities to maximize volunteer engagement. Provides leadership and support in the development and implementation of volunteer events and manages special projects. Provides unit operational and systems support as needed.


  • Supports a business unit by regularly providing operational and administrative support on a variety of projects, programs, and initiatives, including conducting research, summarizing information, creating presentations, facilitating meetings, analyzing and developing reports, and providing recommendations.
  • Tracks budgets, expenditures, and project/program activities.
  • Organizes and maintains necessary technology, systems, and electronic records.
  • Recruits, trains, develops, deploys, and supports volunteers in accordance with organizational goals and in alignment with volunteer interests. Ensures inclusion of volunteer perspectives in strategic planning. Collects and analyzes data to evaluate the progress of volunteer programs.
  • Develops and coordinates specific aspects of training for staff and volunteers in collaboration with others, from conducting needs analysis to determining training needs and priorities, developing training materials, coordinating training schedules, and delivering and assessing training effectiveness.
  • Plans, organizes, and implements projects, following established quality standards while remaining in scope, meeting project timelines, and communicating milestones and outcomes. Organizes project teams with internal and external stakeholders to deliver on project goals.Works with staff, volunteers, members, chapters, volunteer programs, and other cross-functional teams to achieve the organization's goals and establish a presence for the organization in targeted communities. Supports multicultural audiences and community partnerships and builds volunteer capacity to design and execute engaging community programs and events
  • Partners with internal and external stakeholders (e.g., cross-functional teams, volunteers, members, partners, etc.) to achieve the organization's volunteer and community engagement goals at the state and local levels.


  • Associate's Degree or Military experience.
  • A minimum of (3) years of experience managing volunteers including recruitment, training, and retention, as well as managing related budgets and budget approvals.
  • Intermediate knowledge and use of spreadsheets, Microsoft forms, and other technology necessary for presentations and reporting in a metric-based technology-driven office environment.

Preferred :
  • Bachelor's degree or Military experience.
  • A minimum of (3) years of experience working or managing an office, including managing technology, handling delivery and event logistics, maintaining and ordering supplies, collaborating with colleagues and volunteers, or staffing events.

Additional Requirements
  • Regular and reliable job attendance
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Local travel required up to 50% of work
  • Exhibit respect and understanding of others to maintain professional relationships
  • Independent judgement in evaluation options to make sound decisions
  • In office/open office environment with the ability to work effectively surrounded by moderate noise
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds

Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA)

A ARP observes Mondays and Fridays as telecommuting workdays, except for essential functions. Remote work and telecommuting can only be done within the United States and its territories.

Compensation and Benefits

AARP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401(k); 100% company-funded pension plan; health, dental, and vision plans; life insurance; paid time off to include company and individual holidays, vacation, sick, caregiving, and parental leave; performance-based and peer-based recognition; tuition reimbursement; among others.

For this position, we anticipate offering a salary range minimum:$67,500 -maximum: $78,750 per year. This role is also eligible to participate in an annual incentive plan with a percentage up to 12% . Bonus eligibility is dependent upon organizational and individual performance.

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.

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