Senior Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIAP) Coordinator

Lower Savannah Council of Governments   Aiken, SC   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on January 31, 2024

The Lower Savannah Council of Governments, a regional planning and development agency located in Aiken, SC, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Senior Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP) Coordinator the Aging, Disabilities, Transportation Resource Center (ADTRC) Division.  Primary duties include implementation of the State Health Insurance and Assistance Program (SHIP/SHIAP) and Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) programs per program policy and procedures as set forth by the Older American Act.  The coordinator is the primary contact for persons seeking information, direct counseling or assistance related to Medicare, Medicaid, Prescription Drug plans, Medicare supplemental insurance and various other requests for assistance or information.  The position also includes public speaking to promote the program goals and to represent Lower Savannah COG ADTRC at various events in the region.  

Candidate must be detail oriented, have excellent oral and written communication skills. Working knowledge of insurance benefits programs and services.   Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software.  Travel within a six-county region required. Must pass a background check.  Bachelor’s degree in human services or social science such as Sociology or Psychology preferred.   For more information visit

Qualified applicants should send résumé to Judith Richburg, email or mail to P.O. Box 850, Aiken, SC  29802.  Resumes accepted through March 1, 2024, or until position is filled. 

The Lower Savannah Council of Governments is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary range upper thirties