Advocate for Long-Term Care Residents, Become an Ombudsman, Palm Beach County


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Palm Beach CountyWest Palm Beach, FL 33401


About

Florida’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program has advocate positions available in Palm Beach County and the surrounding area. Volunteers visit with residents of nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult-family care homes to ensure they are treated with dignity and respect. Training and certification are provided and volunteers participate in council meetings, administrative assessments and complaint resolution in facilities.

Candidates need to:

  • Enjoy working with seniors and those with disabilities

  • Plan to volunteer 20 hours a month

  • Pass a background check (paid for by the Program)

  • Complete certification training

  • Communicate well

  • Attend a monthly meeting

  • Not work at a long-term care facility

    If you would like to become an ombudsman and make a difference in your community, visit ombudsman.myflorida.com, search for us on Facebook or call 1-888-831-0404.

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 20 hours a month

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