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n4a is the managing partner in a national collaborative initiative to increase the number of older volunteers engaged in the Aging Network to meet the increasing need for aging and disability services.

The Aging Network’s Volunteer Collaborative

The Volunteer Collaborative is an online resource to assist the Aging Network in engaging and empowering older adults to apply their experience and skills to improve and expand services to older adults, persons with disabilities and their caregivers.

The Resource Center

  • The go-to-place within the Aging Network for the most effective proven practices and tools on engaging volunteers

  • Latest and best practices from the field of older adult volunteering

  • Emerging principles, practices and standards for effective volunteer development and engagement, including non-traditional volunteer roles

  • The central place within the Aging Network for coordination, integration and sharing of older volunteer program practices, tools and information

LexisNexis opportunity for background checks


  • National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD)
    AARP Foundation
  • Center for Certification of Volunteer Administrators
  • Corporation for National and Community Service
  • AARP