Become an Advocate for Seniors as a Volunteer Ombudsman.


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When

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

Where

Throughout Davis CountyClearfield, UT 84015
Volunteer Long-Term Care Ombudsman

About

ong-term Care Ombudsman Program: Volunteers help advocate for residents who live in local long-term care facilities (Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Facilities) by monitoring their care and treatment. Ombudsman volunteers conduct routine facility visits to interview residents about their care and to receive resident complaints. Volunteers also educate facility staff and residents about Resident Rights and the Ombudsman Program.

This is a very rewarding position, knowing that you help inform and empower residents and their families - ensuring their rights are respected. Extensive ongoing training is provided. Costs of background check is covered by Davis County. This opportunity provides semi-flexible service hours.

This volunteer opportunity is offered through Davis Co. Retired and Senior Volunteer Program and is for people age 55 or better through RSVP but is also open to people younger than 55. RSVP benefits (only for RSVP members 55+) include :

  • Supplemental insurance while in service
  • Mileage reimbursement for travel to and from volunteer site
  • Ongoing recognition programs throughout the year

Come join us in this important cause!

Skills

  • Conflict Resolution
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Advocacy

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies - Hours are Flexible
  • Must complete online / on-site training program

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