Volunteer and make a real difference in your community. Advocate, influence, and advise on issues related to older adults, adults with disabilities, and family caregivers.
The Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities of Southwest Washington's Advisory Council identify the needs of older adults, adults with disabilities, and family caregivers; advise on services to meet the needs of the community, and advocate on behalf of the people they represent.
Email completed forms to firstname.lastname@example.org
To learn more about becoming a certified volunteer LTC Ombuds, contact:
Regional LTC Ombuds
2023 Spring training dates:
April 14,17, 21, and 24
9 am - 4 pm
SHIBA (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors)
Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) provide free, unbiased information
to Medicare-eligible Washingtonians. SHIBA Volunteer Advisors give seniors and people
with disabilities the latest Medicare and health care coverage information, so consumers
can make informed choices that work best for their unique situations.
What’s it like to volunteer with SHIBA?
As a SHIBA Volunteer you will:
- Provide significant help to people in your community
- Hone your communication and analytical skills
- Meet new friends
No experience is required. We’ll train you, and you’ll have expert support available
whenever you need it.
Our volunteer opportunities include:
- Counseling clients
- Providing administrative support
- Planning and participating in outreach activities
- Giving presentations
Send the completed application via email to AAADSW.SHIBA@dshs.wa.gov or to:
SHIBA Program Coordinator