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AmeriCorps Seniors of Monroe and Livingston Counties

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Definition:

OMBUDSMAN: A trained volunteer who is NYS certified as an independent advocate for residents of nursing and adult homes and their families. Ombudsmen can help with resident's care and rights, personal concerns, financial concerns, administrative policies in nursing and adult homes, resident/staff misunderstandings, suspected neglect, mistreatment or abuse. Complete training and support is given to all volunteers. The next training is scheduled for

Date: June 5, 6, 7 and 10, 11, 2019

Times: 8:30 am. to 4:00 pm.

Location: Lifespan - 1900 S. Clinton Ave. Rochester, NY.

Contact: (585) 287.6378 or dfrink@lifespan-roch.org

Assignments are available throughout Monroe, Livingston, Ontario, Genesee, Wyoming, Seneca, Wayne and Yates Counties.

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About AmeriCorps Seniors of Monroe and Livingston Counties

Location:

A program of LIFESPAN of Greater Rochester, 1900 South Clinton Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618, US

Mission Statement

Make giving back your second act. AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers bring their unique skillsets and experiences to help our neighbors and communities thrive. Are you ready to learn more? Contact Deb Palumbos, Director of Volunteer Services. Phone 585-851-9388 or Email: dpalumbos@lifespanrochester.org.

Description

AmeriCorps Seniors recruits and places volunteers over age 55 in activities that address critical community needs, eg. education, homeless, safety and security, health education, disaster preparedness,nutrition, hospice, health and wellness, and providing a better quality of life for others.

Make

Advocacy & Human Rights
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1900 S Clinton Ave - & throughout Monroe CountyRochester, NY 14618

SKILLS

  • Advocacy

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per week.
  • 1 year minimum commitment; training required

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