Definition: OMBUDSMAN: A trained volunteer who is NYS certified as an independent advocate for residents of nursing and adult homes and their families.
Ombudsman 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 required.
Assignments are available throughout LIVINGSTON, Monroe, Ontario, Genesee, Wyoming,Wayne, Seneca and Yates Counties.
Volunteers who are Ombudsman 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
About AmeriCorps Seniors of Livingston County, New York
A Program of Lifespan of Greater Rochester, 3 Murray Hill, Room 272, Mt. Morris, NY 14510, US
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
AmeriCorps Seniors recruits and places volunteers age 55 and older in activities that address critical community needs in Livingston County, NY, Volunteers serve as drivers, coaches of health and wellness workshops and advocates for older adults in nursing homes among other placements. .
Advocacy & Human Rights
Health & Medicine
We'll work with your schedule.
RSVP of Livingston County & throughout area3 Murray Hill and throughout Livingston CountyMt. Morris, NY14510
December 15, 2020
Must be at least 55
Orientation or Training
2-4 hours per week.
1 year minimum commitment; required 5 day training