Can You Help a Senior In Hermantown?


(46.78527,-92.10291)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

ARDC Office Building221 West 1st StreetDuluth, MN 55802

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

Become a Senior LinkAge Line volunteer counselor.

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 counselor you 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.

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. We can hold Office Hours at a site in West Duluth and Downtown Duluth and possibly even Hermantown as needed.

Skills

  • Public Speaking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Problem Solving
  • People Skills
  • Networking
  • Relationship Building

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 able to spend an hour a month in ongoing training.
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