Be an ADVOCATE! Serve as a Long-Term Care Certified Volunteer Ombudsman!

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The Senior Source, Senior Citizens of Greater Dallas

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Long-Term Care Ombudsman
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Long-Term Care Volunteer Ombudsmen are TRAINED and CERTIFIED to investigate and resolve concerns on behalf of residents in Dallas County (Texas) nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Certified Volunteer Ombudsmen spend a minimum of 2 hours per week visiting residents and advocating for their rights and quality care. One year commitment, references, and background check are required. Times are flexible.

To learn more about the role of an ombudsman, please copy & paste the links below in your browser to watch two YouTube training videos from the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program: Advocacy and Communication Skills:

Scenario 1: Anne Walker: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sm-8DsnDnxo&feature=youtu.be

Scenario 2: Brian Brashear: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZJtzm_sA1Q&feature=youtu.be

Don't miss out on this rewarding opportunity to MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE in the quality of life of our most often forgotten seniors. Contact Suzanna Sulfstede, Program Director, for more information at 214-823-5700 or ssulfstede@theseniorsource.org.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3910 Harry Hines Blvd.Dallas, TX 75219

(32.80278,-96.8181)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week
  • Dallas County (Texas) long-term care facilities

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