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Volunteers

Volunteers are an important part of the work of Central Minnesota Council on Aging and Senior LinkAge Line®.  To learn more about the volunteering opportunities available contact:

Sarah Moening McCarty, Senior LinkAge Line® Volunteer Coordinator
1-800-333-2433
sarah.moeningmccarty@cmcoa.org

Central Minnesota Council on Aging is looking for volunteers to be trained as State Health Insurance and Assistance Program (SHIP) Counselors Read more...

VOLUNTEERING

GETTING STARTED

VOLUNTEER FORMS

TRAINING

Core Body of Knowledge – In order to become a Certified Health Insurance Counselor you need to complete a Core Body of Knowledge Training session.  This is an 18 hour training that takes place once a year.

In this training you will learn all of the information you will need in order to effectively help individuals with health insurance questions.  You do not need an insurance background in order to volunteer for the program. 

Due to conflict of interest if you have an active insurance licensure you are unable to volunteer for the program.  No minimum hours are required, needs are flexible throughout the year. 

UPDATE TRAININGS

Update trainings will be held 3 times a year to inform Volunteers of updated information they should be aware of. These will be 4 (or more) hours of training with lunch provided. Trainings are held at 2 different locations; St. Cloud and Brainerd.

2019 TRAINING DATES

March 21st - 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm - CMCOA office, 250 Riverside Avenue N, 3rd Floor, Sartell, MN 56377 (Volunteers in Stearns, Benton, Mille Lacs, Sherburne, Kanabec, Wright, Isanti, Chisago, and Pine counties)

March 26th - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm - Access North Building, 606 NW 5th Street, Brainerd, MN 56401 (Volunteers in Todd, Morrison, Crow Wing, Cass, and Wadena counties)

July 23rd - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm - Access North Building, 606 NW 5th Street, Brainerd, MN 56401 (Volunteers in Todd, Morrison, Crow Wing, Cass, and Wadena counties)

July 25th - 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm - CMCOA office, 250 Riverside Avenue, 3rd Floor, Sartell, MN 56377 (Volunteers in Stearns, Benton, Mille Lacs, Sherburne, Kanabec, Wright, Isanti, Chisago, and Pine counties)

Fall:  TBD - Location:  TBD Brainerd, MN (Volunteers in Todd, Morrison, Crow Wing, Cass, and Wadena counties)

Fall:  TBD - Location:  TBD Sartell, MN (Volunteers in Stearns, Benton, Mille Lacs, Sherburne, Kanabec, Wright, Isanti, Chisago, and Pine counties)

 

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