Advocate for Elder Rights


(41.578663,-81.213326)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Geauga County Nursing Homes andAssisted Living FacilitiesChardon, OH 44024

About

Work to protect the rights of elders and persons with disabilities by becoming a volunteer Ombudsman Associate with Long Term Care Ombudsman. Be part of a friendly and dedicated team making sure nursing home and other long-term care consumers receive the high-quality standards of living and care they deserve.

*Regularly visit nearby long-term care facilities
*Educate residents about their rights
*Observe facility quality

*Resolve residents' complaints
*Become a trusted friend to residents

No experience necessary. Volunteers receive 12 hours of classroom training, provider orientation and complaint handling and are then certified by the State of Ohio.

Gain skills in problem solving, negotiation and mediation, along with making a difference in the lives of residents of all ages.

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours per month; one year committment
  • Ability to empathize and a drive to change someone's life for the better!

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