Help people with Medicare questions... Become a Certified SHIP Counselor.
WhenIt's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.
WhereThis is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
SHIP is a satisfying volunteer opportunity for hundreds of people across Indiana.
SHIP provides services through many channels: seminars, local community training, one-on-one counseling, public speaking, publications, videos and more. Volunteers are the key to the program’s success.
SHIP volunteers are called on to assist with questions on Medicare, Medicare supplements, Medicaid, employer benefit plans, managed care plans, long-term care, help pay for prescriptions and more.
Counseling can include an analysis of insurance needs, side-by-side policy comparisons, help with filing claims, and appeals or filling out applications for assistance.
- Public Speaking
- Critical Thinking
- Teaching / Instruction
- Community Outreach
Good Match For
People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- Can vary from 10-40 hours/week based on preference
- Willing to complete 24-40 initial training.