Senior Health Information and Insurance Education


SHIINE is looking for volunteers across South Dakota to help Medicare beneficiaries in their community.

SHIINE (Senior Health Information and Insurance Education) is seeking people who enjoy working with others, who love a challenge, who are familiar with computers and the internet and who are interested in helping South Dakotans in their area.

SHIINE volunteers assist senior citizens and the disabled population by:
  • helping compare plans;
  • applying for financial assistance;
  • helping resolve problems and answer questions;
  • explaining eligibility requirements;
  • assisting in filling out forms;
  • resolving billing problems; and
  • other related issues.

Other volunteer opportunities available are: data input, filing, filling out forms and other office-related tasks.

If you are interested in more information or wish to become a SHIINE counselor, please contact your regional coordinator.

  • Eastern South Dakota:
  • Phone: 605.333.3314 or 800.536.8197
  • Email:

  • Central South Dakota:
  • Phone: 605.494.0219 or 877.331.4834
  • Email:

  • Western South Dakota:
  • Phone: 605.342.8635 or 877.286.9072
  • Email:
SHIINE volunteer Orientation Video.
SHIINE volunteerOrientation Packet.
SHIINE volunteer application printable version.
SHIINE volunteer reimbursement form printable version.

SHIINE Volunteer Login

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