Can You Help Seniors on Medicare in McGregor?


(46.5368,-93.70676)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

503 Minnesota Avenue NorthAitkin, MN 56431

Please call the Senior LinkAge Line ® at 1-800-333-2433 and let us see how we can help you. It is a one stop shop for seniors!

About

We are looking for one or two people who are willing to become Senior LinkAge Line Medicare counselors in the McGregor area. Does this sound like you?

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.

To become a Senior LinkAge Line volunteer counseloryou will need to complete our training; the next three-day class will be held in early 2017 but don't wait untill then--contact me now. We are taking applications now as the class fills up quickly. We are taking applications now as the class fills up quickly. The training is in Duluth but you volunteer in your own community.

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 receive staff support, guidance, and on-going training as you provide assistance, outreach, and one-on-one counseling in your community.

If you are interested in becoming a Medicare counselor please contact me. We are taking applications now for the September class. Please contact Lee Swenson, Volunteer Coordinator with the Senior LinkAge Line at 218-529-7539.

Skills

  • Public Speaking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Problem Solving
  • 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 request that volunteers be willing to spend an hour a month in ongoing training.
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