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SHIBA (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisor) Volunteer in Jefferson and Clallam Counties

Olympic Area Agency on Aging, Information & Assistance, SHIBA Program


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Published 19 days ago

Recurring
December 31, 2020
3:00pm PST
January 1, 2022
11:59pm PST
Weekdays
A few hours per week

Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) provide free, unbiased information about health care coverage and access to help improve the lives of all Washington state residents. We cultivate community commitment through partnership, service and volunteering. SHIBA volunteer advisors give seniors and people with disabilities the latest Medicare and health care coverage information. Information & Assistance sponsors the SHIBA program that is part of the Washington Office of the Insurance Commissioner’s consumer protection services.

As a volunteer you will:

·       Provide significant help to people in your community

·       Hone your communication and analytical skills

·       Develop expertise

·       Connect with community organizations

·       Meet new friends

No experience is required. We will train you. And you will have expert support available whenever you need it.

Our volunteer opportunities include:

·       Counseling clients

·       Providing administrative support

·       Planning and participating in outreach activities

·       Giving presentations

If you would like more information about volunteering in Jefferson and Clallam Counties, Washington, call us at 360-417-8555. We look forward to hearing from you.

State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP) volunteers (known as SHIBA here in Washington state) share their rewarding volunteer experiences with you:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrxQv-SaYlA&feature=youtu.be

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pI4Qayateug&feature=youtu.be

Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) provide free, unbiased information about health care coverage and access to help improve the lives of all Washington state residents. We cultivate community commitment through…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Port Townsend, WA

How to Apply

Request a SHIBA volunteer application by calling 360-417-8555 or emailing eva.bennett@dshs.wa. gov

Request a SHIBA volunteer application by calling 360-417-8555 or emailing eva.bennett@dshs.wa. gov

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