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Becoming a Volunteer

Help Older Adults in Your Community

Are you interested in helping others in your community? Becoming a Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) volunteer allows you to use your time and talents to help Medicare and Medicaid recipients understand their benefits and choices. You will help people apply for benefits, make choices during open enrollment, work through issues, find ways to lower their health care costs, and make sure they are getting the most out of their benefits. The Michigan Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) is part of the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP). This national network offers free, unbiased counseling and assistance for people with Medicare or Medicaid.  MMAP volunteers are educators, advocates and guides.

Some of the Things a MMAP Volunteer Can Help With:

  • Providing one-one-one counseling to Medicare/Medicaid recipients
  • Manning a booth and answering questions at a senior or health fair
  • Presenting to groups at senior centers or other community venues

Who Should Become a MMAP Volunteer?

MMAP is looking for people who are computer and internet savvy. MMAP volunteers receive ongoing training and support to help them understand and keep up-to-date on Medicare and Medicaid.

 

What’s the Next Step?

If you are interested in becoming a MMAP volunteer, please submit the form below or call MMAP at 1-800-803-7174.

Two Volunteer Information Sessions Planned in March and April

Two volunteer information sessions are planned for this spring. The sessions will help potential volunteers learn more about the program and whether it’s a good fit for them.

Dates/Times/Locations for volunteer information sessions:

Thursday, March 30
2 -3 p.m.
Clinton-Macomb Public Library South Branch
35679 S. Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48035

Wednesday, April 12
10:30 -11:30 a.m.
Clinton-Macomb Public Library North Branch
16800 24 Mile Road
Macomb, MI 48042

For more information on the spring information sessions, contact Bev Clark, MMAP site coordinator Macomb and St. Clair counties, at (248) 978-6511.


MMAP Volunteer Interest Form

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