SHIP Counselor

Job Name: 
SHIP Counselor
Job Description: 

The Region 8 Planning and Development Council, on behalf of the Upper Potomac Area Agency on Aging, are seeking a full-time SHIP Counselor.  SHIP stands for State Health Insurance Assistance Program. The SHIP Counselor assists older West Virginians and their families with questions pertaining to health insurance benefits and related services.

The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and two years experience in the field of human services or health insurance. An Associate’s degree and ten years of relevant experience may substitute for the Bachelors degree.  The PDC will give preference to individuals with both a degree and experience.  The annual salary for this position is up to $30,000 with benefits.  The office for this position is located in Petersburg.  Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and resume to: Region 8 PDC, SHIP Counselor Position, PO Box 849, Petersburg, WV  26847. Inquiries may also be e-mailed to The PDC may fill this position any time after October 31, 2015.