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Assist Seniors with Medicare, Medicaid, and fraud prevention - Volunteers Needed

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ORGANIZATION: Salt Lake County Aging & Adult Services

  • 8 people are interested

Volunteers help seniors with healthcare benefits information, healthcare fraud and abuse, and difficult health insurance concerns. Flexible scheduling. Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIP) tasks may include:

  • Medicare presentation & enrollment events
  • Medicare Part D screenings, counseling & enrollment
  • Medicare Advantage screenings, counseling & enrollment
  • Medigap/Medicare Supplement resources & counseling
  • Medicaid & Extra Help applications
  • Medicare and fraud & abuse public presentations
  • Distribute information to the public, including doctor's offices and pharmacies
  • Data entry & reporting

Volunteer Requirements

  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Have no conflicts of interest
  • Possess a valid Utah driver's license
  • Maintain records accurately
  • Be in compliance with HIPPA
  • Maintain client confidentiality
  • NOT enter into any financial or business relationship with ANY clients
  • Contribute at least 8 hours per month and submit monthly reports
  • Maintain patience and tactfulness
  • Have the ability to work with diverse populations including those with significant physical and mental impairments
  • For counselors - attend 40 hours of Medicare training

Training and Support

  • Orientation and training is provided to all volunteers prior to beginning assigned duties.

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About Salt Lake County Aging & Adult Services

Location:

2001 South State #S1500, Salt Lake City, UT 84114, US

Mission Statement

Promoting independence through advocacy, engagement and access to resources.

Description

Volunteer opportunities with Aging & Adult Services are diverse and provide individuals of all ages the chance to make a difference in their community. Whether you’re an older adult wanting to stay active and engaged or a younger individual hoping to give something back, Aging & Adult Services has a wide variety of options for you to participate. Please call 385.468.3240 to become an Aging and Adult Services Volunteer today.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Community, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

various Salt Lake CountySalt Lake City, UT 84114

(40.75952,-111.88815)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 40 hours pre assignment orientation & training, 2-4 hours per week, minimum one year commitment preferred. Flexible scheduling.
  • No conflicts of interest, pass a criminal background check, reference checks, automobile and auto insurance.

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