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Area Agency on Aging, Region One

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Make a difference in the lives of older adults!

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 virtual training meetings,
  • and are asked to visit with residents virtually or in person at their assigned facility about 6 hours a month.

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

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About Area Agency on Aging, Region One

Location:

1366 East Thomas Road, Suite 108, Phoenix, AZ 85014, US

Mission Statement

The Area Agency on Aging, Region One is a private non-profit organization that advocates, develops and delivers essential services to enhance the quality of life for older adults, persons with disabilities, people with HIV/AIDS, and caregivers.

Description

We are seeking volunteers: Teachers and Teacher assistants ASAP! Classes start September 24, 2018. The Area Agency on aging will teach older refugees to speak and read English. There is no experience needed and we will assist with the pre-literacy curriculum materials. The Area Agency on Aging is always in need for both types of tutors!

Classes ongoing at the Mosaic Center

Mondays and Fridays at Tanner Terrace apartments at 10 am to 12 noon.

Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Urban League from 1pm to 3pm.

Tuesdays and Thursdays at Beatitudes from 9am to 11 am and 12pm to 2pm.

Tuesdays and Thursday s at Helen of Drake Senior Center from 1 pm to 3 pm.

I appeal to you who have the compassion to volunteer with the Area Agency on Aging Resettlement for older refugees. Please come forward and help us in a big way, we need your help. As a reminder, classes are not held during national holidays. Thank you in advance.

Brenda Johnson

Advocacy & Human Rights
Justice & Legal
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Facilities close to volunteers zipcodePhoenix, AZ 85014

(33.50833,-112.05658)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

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

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