The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
The GECAC Erie County APPRISE Program utilizes volunteers in various roles to assist Medicare recipients. Volunteers are able to become trained Counselors or assist with education and outreaching to the community about APPRISE services. Training is provided. Hours are designed to be flexible to meet your schedule. The experience is both educational and rewarding. APPRISE Volunteers learn to become trusted resources of information and assistance. APPRISE volunteers can make a big impact on Medicare recipients by helping them to save money, make informed decisions about their health care, and help them to better understand issues that are complicated to them.
Basic Computer Skills
Verbal / Written Communication
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Flexible depending on the Volunteer role chosen.
Must not have a current license to sell health insurance.