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Volunteer Medicare CHOICES Counselor

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Senior Resources - Agency on Aging

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Senior Resources Agency on Aging

CHOICES helps Connecticut's older adults and other people with Medicare understand their Medicare coverage and healthcare options. CHOICES offers a number of free programs, as well as community outreach, and information and referral services on a wide variety of topics.

The CHOICES program is seeking volunteers to learn the complex system of Medicare and Medicare related insurances and programs to assist those becoming eligible for Medicare.

If interested you will need to complete an application; after review of the application you will be interviewed followed by a background check.


Application deadline is August 13, 2021. Orientation is scheduled for August 31, 2021, and training dates are: September 8th, 10th, 14th, 17th 21st and 24th. All five days of training are required.

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About Senior Resources - Agency on Aging

Location:

19 Ohio Ave, Norwich, CT 06360, US

Mission Statement

Our organization is pleased to be a part of the CMS MedicareRx Volunteer Initiative to help people with Medicare get the assistance they may need to benefit from Medicare's new prescription drug coverage. Organizations and volunteers nationwide have come together in the CMS MedicareRx Volunteer Initiative to help people with Medicare understand their options and make an informed, meaningful decision about their prescription drug plan options. The CMS MedicareRx Volunteer Initiative is sponsored by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Administration on Aging (AoA), and is committed to building an official corps of volunteers who are available to help people with Medicare in communities nationwide understand, choose and join a Medicare prescription drug plan if they choose.

Description

Our organization is providing free, one-on-one assistance to people with Medicare and their families via telephone and face-to-face sessions, public education presentations and other programs. Through the CMS MedicareRx Volunteer Initiative, volunteers at our organization will be given the opportunity to work directly with people with Medicare to help them understand their prescription drug plan options and join a plan that will best suit their prescription drug needs if they choose.

Community
People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

Tue Jun 01, 2021 - Fri Aug 13, 2021

WHERE

19 Ohio AvenueNorwich, CT 06360

SKILLS

  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Orientation and five full days of training is required. Attend update trainings and be willing to assist Medicare Beneficiaries at community based organizations or virtually.
  • Must become comfortable and familiar with using the www.medicare.gov plan finder tool and have the ability to explain the Medicare Program as a whole. Reporting and on-going update trainings are required.

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