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Are you a problem solver? Do you have good analytical skills? If you want to use your skills while helping others, the SHINE (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone) program wants you to volunteer!
As a trained SHINE counselor you will be able to provide health insurance and health benefits info, counseling, and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries. Most SHINE counselors commmit to two to four hours per week to provide this valuable service. Once trained, Mystic Valley Elder Services SHINE counselors volunteer at a variety of locations throughout 21 cities and towns north of Boston.
Volunteer applications are being taken now for participation in the 60-hour training program that will meet Spring through early Summer. For information about the SHINE program and how you can participate, please contact Leah Mulrenan, 781-388-2375.
About Mystic Valley Elder Services, Inc./ Middlesex County RSVP
300 Commercial St, #19, Malden, MA 02148, US
Mystic Valley Elder Services is a non-profit agency that provides essential home- and community-based care and resources such as assistance with personal care, household chores, meals, and transportation to more than 20,000 older adults, adults with disabilities, and caregivers living in 11 communities north of Boston. The communities include Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Medford, Melrose, North Reading, Reading, Revere, Stoneham, Wakefield and Winthrop.] Middlesex County RSVP has the dual mission of engaging persons 55 and older in volunteer service to meet critical community needs and providing a high quality experience that will enrich the lives of volunteers.
RSVP is one of three national Senior Corp programs under the umbrella of the Corporation for National and Community Service. Middlesex County RSVP is authorized to engage volunteers age 55 and older, applying their skills and life experiences to high impact programs that provide literacy tutoring for struggling students, safe independence for elders and adults living with disabilities, and other critical assistance. Middlesex County RSVP communities include: Arlington, Belmont, Burlington, Cambridge, Everett, Lexington, Malden, Medford, Melrose, North Reading, Reading, Somerville, Stoneham, Wakefield, Waltham, Watertown, Winchester, and Woburn. Sponsor Mystic Valley Elder Services (MVES) also serves the communities of Chelsea, Winthrop, and Revere. MVES is a nonprofit organization that since 1975 has acted as an entry point through which elders, families, caregivers, and health care professionals can access a wide variety of programs, services, and supports. MVES is one of the largest in a network of 26 similar aging services organizations in Massachusetts. MVES promotes safe, independence for elders and adults living with disabilities in eight cities and towns north of Boston.
We'll work with your schedule.
Malden, Medford, SaugusMalden, MA 02148
- Problem Solving
- Critical Thinking
- People Skills
- Basic Computer Skills
- Verbal / Written Communication
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- 2 to 4 hours per week preferred