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Friends of The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

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Make a difference in someone life...volunteer!

Health Insurance Information and Assistance Program (HIICAP) is in need of seniors 55 who would like to be trained in the latest Medicare Benefit changes so they can assist seniors who are confused by what plan would best suit them. Trainings and updates are continually provided the HIICAP volunteers that will either rotate being at local libraries or assist at Health fairs in their neighborhoods to help seniors "navigate" the system and make the best choice for them. You CANNOT have any past professional affiliation with an insurance company to be a volunteer in this program.

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About Friends of The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

Location:

811 West Jericho Turnpike Suite 103W, Smithtown, NY 11787, US

Mission Statement

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program's mission is to provide volunteer opportunities that adddress our areas educational,environmental, public safety and human needs. In doing so RSVP fosters civic responsibility while strengthening the ties that bind us together as people. RSVP volunteers are matched by skills and interests to over 100 not-for-profits in Suffolk County. The senior remains active and essential in their community by giving of their time and the volunteer stations reap the benefits of having experienced, committed adults who have "free" time to dedicate to their cause. Our volunteers are as diverse as RSVP's volunteer stations: from blood services, to wildlife refuges to food pantry's and a speakers bureau with 100's of other placements to chose from. There is something for everyone!

Description

RSVP/Suffolk County has about 800 volunteers placed at over 100ites in this area. From the "America Reads" literacy initative to Youth mentoring programs and running senior excersize classes at centers and every other placement one can think of, the RSVP program has a presence.

The RSVP volunteer is given supplemental liability insurance while on site In addition Awards and recognition are given each volunteer annually as to hours served. The volunteer choses their placement, the hours that best suit them and the days that they are available for their volunteerism.

Annually Tribute Day is a large luncheon attended by RSVP volunteers who are acknowledged by leaders of industry and elected officials for their community service.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

All of Suffolk County811 West Jericho TurnpikeSuite 103WSmithtown, NY 11787

(40.84815,-73.23373)
 

SKILLS

  • Internet Research
  • People Skills
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours weekly
  • Commitment to assist elders with seeking the best Medicare benfit for their medical and financial si

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