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VICAP Assistant Coordinator

Senior Connections

Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging is recruiting for a part time VICAP Assistant Coordinator. This position supports the coordination of daily activities for the Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program (VICAP). Work involves providing one-on-one assistance to help people navigate Medicare, assessing clients’ needs and making referrals to appropriate community resources, conducting presentations and participating in outreach activities, assisting with trainings to promote education and awareness about Medicare and providing support to a team of volunteers.

Required Qualifications:
Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in gerontology, human services, social work, or related field. Experience in social work, human services, working with older individuals and knowledge of aging issues is preferred. Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and other health insurance benefits are preferred, or an interest and willingness to learn and pass the certification requirement. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work independently and as part of a team and must have effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated experience with computers and software to produce correspondence, documents, reports and other publications is required. Must be resourceful, have the ability to work remotely and a valid driver’s license. Certification as a VICAP counselor and submission to background checks required.
Starting salary: $20.00/hour, 20 hours per week
Benefits effective after six months of service. Earn accrued annual & sick leave, two annual personal days of leave. Up to 17 paid holidays. MDLive virtual care and other elective benefits.
How to apply:
Cover letters and resumes will be accepted through Friday, May 21, 2021 by: email to mmitchell@youraaa.org, fax to 804-649-2258 or mail to Human Resources, Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging, 24 East Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23219-3733. EOE/AA
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Posting Organization:
Senior Connections