Retired? Use your professional skills to advocate for elders.


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

100 Main StLake Oswego, OR 97034

Our volunteers love to problem solve and use common sense solutions to real-world problems of the residents.

About

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 Clackamas County.

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

Skills

  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Advocacy
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-hours per week, minimum of 1 year.
  • Flexible schedule including daytime hours.

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