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Apply Now To Be A SHIIP–SMP Volunteer

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

Volunteer Application

Complete an application using the link below.

PLEASE NOTE: Starting in 2023, SHIIP-SMP has 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: or call 1-800-351-4664

Use the links below to view the Volunteer Job Description and Volunteer Counselor Requirements.

Volunteer Brochure

For more information on being a SHIIP volunteer, click the link below to view and download our brochure. If you have questions please contact us at or call SHIIP–SMP at 1-800-351-4664 (TTY 1-800-735-2942).

Jennie Anderson

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

"I get more out of doing this than what I did for a paycheck for 36 years."