The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
1900 S Clinton Ave - & throughout Monroe CountyRochester, NY14618
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. 5 day training is required. Assignments are available throughout Monroe, Livingston, Ontario, Genesee, Wyoming, Seneca, Wayne and Yates Counties. Volunteers who are Ombudsmen through RSVP receive the following benefits: Supplemental accident and liability insurance coverage at no cost Invitation to annual RSVP Volunteer Recognition event, as well as Lifespan Volunteer events