Volunteer Application

If you are interested in making an impact by helping Iowans understand Medicare, you can  use the resources below to submit an application to be a volunteer today!

PLEASE NOTE: Starting in 2023, SHIIP-SMP updated our application process. The link to apply will take all new applicants to a MyImpactPage where they will be prompted to create a new account linked to a username and email. SHIIP-SMP volunteer applicants will then be instructed to input basic contact information, and will need to click “Save and Continue” to reach the application form. You will receive a confirmation email that your application was submitted, which will include additional information about next steps.

If you have any questions or difficulty in completing your application, please contact us at: shiip@iid.iowa.gov or call 1-800-351-4664

We currently have two volunteer roles available- Volunteer Counselor and Volunteer Office Assistance.  Visit our Volunteer with SHIIP–SMP page for details on the two roles. 

Volunteer Brochure

For more information on being a SHIIP volunteer, download our SHIIP-SMP Volunteer brochure for more details. If you have questions please contact us at shiip@iid.iowa.gov or call SHIIP–SMP at 1-800-351-4664 (TTY 1-800-735-2942).

Jennie Anderson

Learn about Jennie, who was "lost and needed to have something...to stretch [her] mind and help people." Being a SHIP volunteer helped her feel more useful and better about herself.