Lend Your Insurance Knowledge - Help Explain Medicare to Seniors (Bartow)


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


Senior Connection CenterBartow, FL 33803


As an active, community-based volunteer of the SHINE program(Serving Bartow, Florida), help explain Medicare benefits to senior adults. Free training is provided through the local Area Agency on Aging (AAA).

REQUIREMENTS: Interest in helping people and the local community. Customer service mind-set including professionalism, tact and courtesy in dealing with individuals served. Strong listening and comprehension skills. Basic computer and internet skills. Must maintain a valid individual e-mail address for training and general communication purposes. Willingness to serve with a culturally diverse volunteer and client population. Ability to demonstrate and remain free from any conflict of interest.

RESPONSIBILITIES: SHINE Counselors work within the Lakeland area to counsel individuals who have problems with and questions about Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare Supplemental Insurance, Prescription Assistance, Long-Term Care Insurance/Planning and other health insurance issues.

VOLUNTEER BENEFITS: Ability to improve the lives of fellow residents, receive professional training classes and resource materials, participate in local and statewide volunteer recognition events for active volunteers, receive mentoring and technical assistance, and possibly become eligible for various recognition items or awards.


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible according to your availability to serve
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