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Position Title: State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) Outreach Specialist for Waukesha County

Reports to: Older Americans Act Programs and Special Projects Manager

Position Status: Part-time, grant-funded position

Position Summary: The SHIP Outreach Specialist will promote Medicare-related programs to professionals and older adults in Waukesha County.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Provide outreach and create and develop marketing materials to promote SHIP to older adults and professionals who work with them.
  2. Provide outreach and create and develop educational materials to promote and educate older adults and professionals on Medicare-related programs including Medicare Part D, Low-Income Subsidy Plans, and Medicare Savings Programs.
  3. Develop relationships with low-income and underserved populations in order to promote Medicare-related programs to that community.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Possess a bachelor’s degree in social work, administration, adult education, or related field from an accredited college or university.
  2. Must have a valid driver license, access to an automobile, and be available to travel within Waukesha County.

Desired Qualifications:

  1. Ability to handle self-direct planning and execution of outreach, open to training and direction, effective organizational skills.
  2. Solid written, one-to-one, and small group communication abilities, including ability to collaborate with others as needed.
  3. Possess a thorough understanding the State Health Insurance Assistance Program.

Work Environment:

The duties include: close vision and ability to adjust focus; working in moderate noise levels and with frequent distractions; regularly sitting, standing, using hands, reaching, and lifting or moving up to 10 pounds; occasionally transferring boxes or equipment weighing 30-50 pounds; and frequently traveling mostly by car, including distances of 200+ miles one-way.  

This is a part-time (10-15 hours per week), grant-funded position working during standard business hours Monday through Friday with some nights and/or weekend hours possibly required.

How to Apply:

Send cover letter and résumé to the following:

Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources
Attn. John Schnabl, Programs Manager
125 N. Executive Drive, Suite 207
Brookfield, WI 53005

or to: info@gwaar.org

GWAAR is an equal opportunity employer.