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SHIP Counselor Volunteer

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RSVP of Kendall and Kane County IL

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 2 people are interested

As a SHIP Counselor volunteer, you will objectively counsel Medicare Beneficiaries, their caregivers or representatives who have problems and/or questions with Medicare, Medicare Supplement, Medicare managed care or long-term care insurance. Responsibilities of a SHIP counselor include

  • having and maintain an email address,
  • satisfactorily complete the initial SHIP training session,
  • conduct individual health insurance counseling sessions with complete confidentiality to the client,
  • must be able to navigate the Internet,
  • may assist with Medicare and Medicare appeals claim filing,
  • be an advocate for SHIP clients,
  • be willing to contribute 8-10 hours per month counseling SHIP clients,
  • complete a client contact report for each counseling session to regularly report SHIP activities on SHIP Tracking and Reporting System (STARS) by the end of each month.
  • Must counsel without conflict of interest.
  • Must attend ongoing education programs or meetings and agree to background check
Cannot be affiliated with the insurance industry or insurance claims filing business to the extent that serving as a SHIP volunteer could be used for personal and financial gain.

If you are interested in giving back to the community, contact Deborah Lee Sheppard at dsheppard@seniorservicesassoc.org (email is the best method) or by phone, 630-553-5777.

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About RSVP of Kendall and Kane County IL


% Senior Services Assoc. Inc., 908 Game Farm Rd., Plano, IL 60545, US

Mission Statement

RSVP of Southern Kane & Kendall Counties IL - Providing older Americans age 55 + the opportunity to apply their life experience to meeting community needs through volunteering.


RSVP of Southern Kane & Kendall Counties IL volunteers serve in a diverse range of non-profit organizations, public agencies, and faith-based groups. RSVP volunteers serve from a few hours a month to almost full time.

You decide when and where you want to volunteer. RSVP of Southern Kane & Kendall Counties makes volunteering easy.

Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


908 Game Farm RdYorkville, IL 60560



  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Social Work


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 - 10 hours per month counseling SHIP clients

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