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Ohio Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) Presenter

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ORGANIZATION: VANTAGE Aging RSVP

Basic volunteer duties involved with this assignment:

  1. Provide presentations to groups in the community to educate Medicare beneficiaries and caregivers about Medicare fraud and identity theft to help keep them safe from these crimes
  2. Make 5 to 60-minute presentations using SMP-approved materials and scripts to audiences that consist of Medicare beneficiaries, their caregivers, and/or other members of the public who want to gain awareness of the SMP Program
Basic volunteer qualifications involved with this assignment: Good oral communication and public speaking skills; ability to get along well with others; ability to travel to presentation sites throughout the community; valid driver's license and vehicle insurance; ability and willingness to learn and share information about Medicare fraud and identity theft

Who will be served by this assignment? Ohio Medicare beneficiaries, caregivers, and members of the public serving the other adult population

What is the anticipated benefit of this volunteer service to those receiving the service? Mileage reimbursement at the federal level; peer educators' schedules are flexible; the Ohio SMP Volunteer Coordinator coordinates events with the peer educators' availability

What specific skills will the volunteer need? Ability to get alone well with others from diverse backgrounds; ability to travel to event sites throughout the community; good oral communication and public speaking skills; valid driver's license and insurance

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About VANTAGE Aging RSVP

Location:

388 S Main St., Ste. 235, Akron, OH 44311, US

Mission Statement

Promoting a positive perspective on aging.

Description

VANTAGE Aging promotes positive aging through a variety of programs and services for older adults. Our nonprofit organization serves 38 counties and is headquartered in Akron, Ohio. In Summit and Medina Counties, we facilitate the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) for those 55 and older who want to make a meaningful impact in the community. We also offer employment training, home care and home health aide assistance, nutrition and home-delivered meal services, alcohol and drug addiction counseling, and mental health and prevention services.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Justice & Legal
Seniors
Health & Medicine, Justice & Legal, Seniors

WHEN

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WHERE

Multiple locations Akron, OH 44320

(41.0789,-81.58706)
 

SKILLS

  • Community Outreach
  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training

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