Assist People on Medicare in the Cloquet Area.


(46.664146,-92.427025)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

199 Chestnut Ave, Suite 3Carlton, MN 55718

Call the Senior LinkAge Line at 1-800-333-2433.

About

Join us and become a Senior LinkAge Line Volunteer in 2017.

Become a Senior LinkAge Line volunteer counselor and help people in your community.

Counselors help Medicare consumers, their families and caregivers better understand Medicare options by providing information and referrals regarding resources. Counselors will also help Medicare consumers enroll in programs that could assist with health insurance costs and reduce prescription drug costs.

If you are interested in volunteering please contact me. 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).

Volunteers will receive staff support, guidance, and on-going training as you provide assistance and outreach to seniors.

If you have questions please contact me, Lee Swenson, Volunteer Coordinator with the Senior LinkAge Line at 1-800-333-2433, Ext. 81019.

We can do this together.

Skills

  • Public Speaking
  • People Skills
  • Elder care
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Four hours a month.
  • We ask that volunteers be willing to spend one hour a month doing ongoing training.

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