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Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

SHIP Volunteer Counselor

The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) offers personalized, unbiased counseling and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries and their families. SHIP can help Medicare beneficiaries make informed decisions and answer questions about Medicare coverage, benefits and coinsurance. SHIP can also assist beneficiaries with Medicare Savings Programs available through the state. SHIP Volunteers and Counselors are not affiliated with any insurance company and does not attempt to sell insurance.

 

SHIP Volunteer Counselors provide health insurance information and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries, their caregivers, family members and other advocates. SHIP Volunteer Counselors are responsible for providing information about traditional and nontraditional Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Supplemental insurance and long-term care insurance based on client’s needs.

 

Requirements:

Must volunteer a minimum of 10 hours monthly

Must attend monthly trainings

Completion of SHIP Volunteer Training

Become SHIP Certified

Must be willing to travel occasionally to events in Jefferson County

Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and proof of insurance

 

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Volunteers needed through 12/31/2019

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Contact Us

HandsOn Birmingham
3600 8th Avenue South
PO BOX 320189
Birmingham, AL 35232
Phone: (205) 251-5849
E-mail:
info@handsonbirmingham.org

 

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