Honor a Volunteer with the Andrus Award for Community Service

AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2022 Idaho Andrus Award for Community Service.

The Andrus Award, named for AARP Founder Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, recognizes individuals who share their experience, talent, and skills to enrich their communities in a manner consistent with the mission, vision, and AARP’s commitment to volunteer service.

Nominations will be evaluated by the AARP Idaho State Office based on how the volunteer’s work has enhanced the community, reflected AARP’s vision and mission, and inspired other volunteers. The winner will be announced in early fall.

Submit an application HERE

Applicants for the AARP Idaho Andrus Award for Community Service must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Applicant must be 50 years of age or older.
  • The achievement, achievement or service on which the nomination is based must have been performed on a voluntary basis, without remuneration. Volunteers who receive small stipends to cover costs associated with volunteer activity are eligible.
  • The accomplishments, achievements, or services on which the nomination is based must reflect AARP’s vision and purpose.
  • The accomplishments, achievements or services on which the entry is based must be replicable and inspire others to volunteer.
  • Couples or partners performing the service together are also eligible; however, teams are not eligible.
  • This is not a posthumous award.

Please contact Pam Root with the AARP Idaho office at 208-855-4007 or email [email protected] for more information and a nomination form. The application deadline is July 15, 2022.

More information can be found on the AARP Andrus Award website HERE

See past winners 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016

Jill E. Washington