Serve as an ADVOCATE for Seniors living in Long-Term Care. Make a positive change!


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Facilities close to volunteers zipcodePhoenix, AZ 85014


About

The Area Agency on Aging, Region One, Inc. is seeking volunteer Ombudsmen to serve as advocates for the residents of long-term care facilities in Maricopa County. As a volunteer you will help to ensure that residents achieve the best possible quality of life and care in Arizona's long-term care facilities.

Upon completion of a comprehensive training, volunteers:

  • become certified Arizona State Ombudsmen,
  • meet up with an Ombudsman mentor who will provide them in-the-field training and ongoing support,
  • attend quartlerly training meetings,
  • are invited to participate in non-training, social events with other volunteers and ombudsman staff,
  • and are asked to visit with residents of their assigned facility about 8 hours a month.

Please consider making a difference in the lives of Arizona's elders an become a Long-Term Care Ombudsman!

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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