Advocate for Long-Term Care Residents, Become an Ombudsman, North Central Florida, Gainesville
15 people are interested
Florida’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program has advocate positions available in the Hamilton, Suwannee, Columbia, Lafayette, Dixie, Levy, Union, Putnam, Alachua, Braford, Gilchrist, Marion, Citrus, Hernando, Sumter and Lake County areas. 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
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.
We'll work with your schedule.
Hamilton, Suwannee, Columbia, Lafayette, DixieLevy, Union, Putnam, Alachua, Braford, GilchristMarion, Citrus, Hernando, Sumter and Lake CountiesGainesville, FL 32601
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 20 hours a month or more