WAHA works with many clients who do not speak English. Interpreters are needed for insurance screening and/or medical appointments. This is a great opportunity to network in the medical community and help all members of our community get access to health care. Contact Jackie Saul at (360) 788-6531.
The Program/Office Assistant performs various functions that support WAHA’s client services — Access Counseling, Whatcom Project Access and the SHIBA HelpLine. This is a valuable opportunity for anyone wishing to gain experience working in a social service office setting. This position is available for both volunteers and as an internship. Contact Jackie Saul at (360) 788-6531.
Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) HelpLine is a statewide network of trained volunteers who connect families, seniors and others to the answers they need. Volunteers receive valuable professional training and are supported by staff and volunteer mentors. SHIBA is a program of the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC); WAHA is the local SHIBA sponsor in Whatcom County. Contact Maureen Kane Access Services Manager at (360) 788-6532.