Community Outreach Educator in Northeast Minnesota.
3 people are interested
Do you have a passion to help seniors? Are you willing to be trained in Medicare and be able to speak about Medicare to people in your community?
We are looking for volunteers who are willing to become trained Medicare counselors and then go out an make a difference.
If so then become a Community Outreach Educator and volunteer with the Senior LinkAge Line.
Share information about the Senior LinkAge Line, Medicare, health care fraud, and long term care insurance to community groups. Help by providing staffing at community events like health fairs, senior expos, conferences, and other senior community events where the Senior LinkAge Line exhibits. Your work will be primarily in your community however there are opportunities to volunteer in the entire Arrowhead Region of Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, and St. Louis counties.
If you are interested in volunteering please contact us. Upon a successful background check and the completion of the three-day training class volunteers will receive certification through the Minnesota Board on Aging as a Health Insurance Counselor with the State Health Insurance and Assistance Program (SHIP). Our next volunteer training class will be held in Duluth on Thursday and Friday, May 9 & 10 and May 23 & 24, 2019. Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator with your questions or to request a volunteer application.
Volunteers will receive staff support, guidance, and on-going training as you provide assistance and outreach to seniors.
If you have questions please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at the Senior LinkAge Line at 1-800-333-2433, Ext. 81019.
We'll work with your schedule.
Northeastern MinnesotaCounties include: Koochiching, St. Louis, Itasca,Aitkin, Carlton, Lake, and Cook.Arrowhead Region, MN 55802
- Public Speaking
- Teaching / Instruction
- Elder care
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Four hours a month
- Three-Day Core Body of Knowledge class.