Medicare Counselor in Floodwood, MN.


(46.92782,-92.922935)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

601 Ash StreetFloodwood, MN 55736
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Call the Senior LinkAge Line at 1-800-333-2433.

About

We need one or two volunteers in the Floodwood, MN area to become a Senior LinkAge Line counselor and help people with their Medicare questions.

We are looking for volunteers who are willing to becomes 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 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 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 Tuesday through Thursday, September 18 - 20, 2018 in Carlton, MN. 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.

We are able to hold Office Hours at the Floodwood Services and Training building as needed.

If you have questions please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at the Senior LinkAge Line(r) at 1-800-333-2433, Ext. 81019.

Skills

  • Public Speaking
  • Problem Solving
  • People Skills
  • Networking
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Up to four hours a month.
  • We ask that volunteers be willing to spend an hour a month in ongoing training.

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