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Regional Field Manager

Washington, DC
Closing date
Sep 28, 2023

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Management, Program Manager
Full Time

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Wish of a Lifetime from AARP (WOL) grants wishes to people 65-plus connecting them to their passions in recognition of their special accomplishments, contributions, and sacrifices. WOL helps people achieve long-held goals while also combatting the negative effects of isolation and strengthening social ties and intergenerational connections.

As the Regional Field Manager, you will manage existing local relationships while cultivating new volunteer partnerships to achieve the organization's volunteer engagement goals. In this position, you will develop, advise, coordinate, and collaborate on strategic volunteer engagement projects and technologies; this includes anticipating volunteer needs and designing materials, processes, E-trainings, and programs to maximize volunteer engagement. The Field Manager also assists volunteers, staff partners, and external volunteer organizations across multiple channels to ensure individuals can effectively contribute to organizational Wish sourcing and community engagement goals.


  • Anticipates volunteer needs and designs materials, processes, procedures, and programs to best meet those needs. Develops and implements volunteer training and leadership programs. Supports volunteer needs and designs opportunities to maximize volunteer engagement
  • Leverages internal and external resources including cross functional teams, volunteers and members to achieve organizational volunteer engagement goals.
  • Recruits, trains, develops, and deploys volunteers in accordance with organizational goals. Aligns volunteers' interests and needs with organizational priorities to design opportunities to maximize volunteer engagement. Ensures inclusion of volunteer perspectives in strategic planning.
  • Works with cross-functional teams in the advancement of state and national volunteer strategies and goals.
  • Assists volunteers, staff partners, and external volunteer organizations across multiple channels to ensure individuals can effectively contribute to organizational goals and give back to their communities.


  • Completion of a Bachelor's degree preferred and 5+ years of program, product or event management experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated success building internal and external strategic partnerships and collaborations.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines while maintaining attention to detail and working on multiple concurrent projects.
  • Background in community organizing or senior living communities required.
  • Ability to produce high-quality reports and presentations and clearly communicate strategies and results.
  • Significant network-building experience with youth groups required.
  • Highly developed problem-solving skills, team player, with an entrepreneurial mindset.

  • Master's degree in a human service-related field like social work.
  • Nonprofit experience preferred.
  • Second language preferred (Chinese or Spanish).
  • Possesses a large network of connections in the low income senior space.
  • Research background.
  • Candidate live in the Washington D.C. area.

Additional Requirements
  • Regular and reliable job attendance.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exhibit respect and understanding of others to maintain professional relationships.
  • Independent judgement in evaluation options to make sound decisions.
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.

Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA)

AARP 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.

Salary Range: MIN: $64,800.00 - MAX: $75,600.00

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.


AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, social welfare organization with a membership of nearly 38 million. Our aim is to disrupt preconceived notions about aging, turn goals and dreams into Real Possibilities, strengthen communities and fight for the issues that matter most to people 50-plus and their families; such as health care, employment security and retirement planning.

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