Keep busy while making meaningful connections with other SHIPMates who share concerns about Hawaii’s future. There are many roles to choose from, you manage your hours and tasks. Work together to educate and empower seniors to make cost-effective choices that best fit their individual healthcare needs!
Why Volunteer with Medicare…
Receive Medicare training and education at your own pace and leisure. Get the latest updates on local and national health care trends that may affect you, your loved ones, neighbors, and friends! Become a Medicare expert!
Why Volunteer for Hawaii SHIP…
Receive joy and satisfaction from helping seniors in need by helping to provide meaningful solutions that can save time and money on premiums, copays, deductibles, and penalties. Give the invaluable gift of peace of mind.
My role is…
To educate community groups about Medicare and other health plan options, and provide answers to basic Medicare questions about enrollment, eligibility, and costs. (scripts, slide presentations, and other tools provided through training.
To provide personal one-on-one assistance to Hawaii’s beneficiaries, caregivers and their families about important updates, and to make recommendations based on an individual’s personal situation and needs. (This is a position of trust and handles personal information)
To transport and distribute information at fairs and events from a Hawaii SHIP booth.
To support Hawaii SHIP staff including stuffing packets, data entry, training, coordinating activities, organizing and preparing meetings, or any other small jobs.
To disseminate information about Hawaii SHIP and Medicare at your church, doctor’s office, library, and other sites in your community where seniors gather.