Conduct research into an organization in the United States that provides
volunteer opportunities for older people. Imagine that you are part of
the public relations team for this organization and you have to give a
brief speech explaining the role of your organization and the benefits
Write your speech in a two to three page paper (excluding title and
reference pages). A minimum of one to two scholarly sources is
required, formatted according to APA guidelines as outlined in the
Ashford Writing Center. Make sure that your written speech addresses
the following questions:
1. What is the function of the organization that you
represent and what volunteer opportunities are available for older
2. What are the potential advantages of volunteering both for older
adults in this type of position and for society as a whole?
3. Why do you think older adults may participate in volunteer work more than in the past?
4. What do you think the future of volunteerism is in the United States?