Become a Certified Health Information and Advocacy Benefits Counselor Training


Cause Areas

When

Tue Sep 11, 2018 08:45 AM - Tue Sep 18, 2018 04:00 PM

Where

616 Six Flags Dr.Arlington, TX 76011
Volunteer

About

Free Training on September 11, 12, 17 and 18, 2018 at North Central Texas Council of Governments, 616 Six Flags Dr., Arlington, TX 76011 You must attend all 4 days and pass a test to complete your certification.

Benefit Counselors assist older adults by providing information, counseling, assistance and advocacy for their Medicare and other public benefits, entitlements, and legal rights.

No experience is necessary, FREE training is provided. You will learn about:

Medicare

Medicaid

Private Insurance

Social Security Benefits

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs and other public benefits

Volunteers set their own hours and how they would like to assist their community.

Benefits Counseling with the Area Agency on Aging is part of the Health Information Counseling and Advocacy Program of Texas. Insurance agents, insurance brokers, and financial planners are not eligible to volunteer with the Benefits Counseling Program.

Skills

  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Community Outreach
  • Advocacy

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Voluteers set their own schedules
  • must love helping your community

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