Volunteers Needed to Advocate for Seniors!
4 people are interested
Certified Ombudsman Volunteers to advocate for residents who are elderly and disabled living in nursing homes, assisted living and residental care facilities and adult foster homes. There is significant need in Hood River, Sherman, Gilliam and Morrow Counties.
As a volunteer, you will advocate for the rights and dignity of the resident; educate staff, family and residents about resident rights; and investigate quality of care issues such as billing, food, care, or housing issues.
Volunteer ombudsmen enjoy the flexible schedule, (4 hours per week), using or developing professional skills, and building relationships. This position is important to helping improve the quiality of care and life for our elders.
Like to know more? Attend a short webinar on the second Friday of every month at 1:00 pm. Sign up at our website, www.oregon.gov/ltco, or call 503-378-6303
We'll work with your schedule.
100 Main StHermiston, OR 97838
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Elder care
- People Skills
- Problem Solving
- Relationship Building
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- 4-hours per week, minimum of 1 year.
- Flexible schedule including daytime hours.