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.
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 email@example.com.