PA MEDI Volunteer Counselor
ORGANIZATION: Office of Aging/Lancaster County
Please visit the new page to apply.
Volunteer Counselors trains intensely for months online, then do a face-to-face training, then shadow the current volunteers for a while until they feel comfortable enough to meet with a benefiary face to face counseling them re: Medicare. Volunteers mentor each other. Training goes on constrantly as Medicare makes change in guidelines from time to time. Volunteers feel comfortable in a team setting with at least one other volunteer here at same time, as well as a supervisor, the Volunteer Coordinator.
09:00 AM to 11:45 AM
one day a week/4 hr at a time/answering phones, counseling beneficiaries
- NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
More opportunities with Office of Aging/Lancaster County
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Office of Aging/Lancaster County
150 N. Queen St., Suite 415, Lancaster, PA 17603, US
Lancaster County Office of Aging exists to maintain the independence and quality of life for senior citizens through information, services, and protection since 1974.
PA MEDI is based at the Office of Aging. It's purpose is counsel older adults with questions about Medicare and other health insurance.Volunteers work as PA MEDI Volunteer Counselors and are specifically trained to answer insurance related questions and advise with objective, easy to understand information.
Office of Aging, PA MEDI150 N. Queen St., Suite 415Lancaster PA 17603, PA 17603
January 27, 2023
- Office Reception
- Office Management
- Customer Service
- Data Entry
- Reading / Writing
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- No minimum age, however it is helpful if the volunteer is someone retired who has time available to train.
- Volunteers counsel beneficiaries in our office, over phone, from various sites outside office during fall, etc.