Medicare Counselor in Carlton County, MN.
1 person is interested
Are you willing to volunteer to help seniors in your community? We are especially looking for one or two volunteers from Moose Lake, Barnum, or Mahtowa, MN, who are willing to become a Senior LinkAge Line counselor.
We are looking for volunteers who are willing to become trained Medicare counselors.
Counselors help Medicare consumers, their families and caregivers better understand Medicare options by providing information and referrals regarding resources. Counselors will also be asked to help Medicare consumers enroll in programs that could assist with health insurance costs and reduce prescription drug costs.
f 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 the early fall of 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 in your community.
If you are interested in becoming a Medicare counselor and have questions please contact me, our Volunteer Coordinator at the Senior LinkAge Line, at 1-800-333-2433, Ext. 81019.
About Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging
221 West lst Street, Duluth, MN 55802, US
The mission of the Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging (AAAA) is to be a catalyst in building communities where seniors live with dignity, mutual respect and shared responsibilities across generations and cultures. Our three primary functions are to: link people to information, services and support through the Senior LinkAge Line; promote health for older adults and family caregivers; and assist local communities and organizations to develop and sustain services. The Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging is a division of the Arrowhead Regional Development Commission (ARDC). ARDC is a regional planning and development agency serving the counties of Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake and St. Louis in Northeast Minnesota.
Our organization provides free, one-on-one assistance to people with Medicare and their families via telephone and face-to-face sessions, public education presentations, and other programs. We work directly with people on their Medicare questions. We can help them better understand their Medicare plans, their prescription drug plan options, and help them find services for Medicare Consumers in their community.
We'll work with your schedule.
199 Chestnut Ave, Suite 3Carlton, MN 55718
- Public Speaking
- Adult Education
- People Skills
- Teaching / Instruction
- Relationship Building
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Up to four hours a month.
- We ask that volunteers be willing to spend an hour a month in ongoing training.