Advocate for Elders in long term care!


Cause Areas


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


555 Amory StJamaica Plain, MA 02130
Friendly Visitors Make a Difference!


Vulnerable seniors need your help!

Ethos' dedicated and passionate Ombudsman volunteers visit nursing facilities and rest homes in the City of Boston on a regular basis and meet with residents and their families. Ombudsmen advocate for quality of life issues such as timely response by nursing facility staff to requests for assistance, facility cleanliness and meals.

Become an Ombudsman!

- Visit nursing facilities in Boston to meet with residents

- Interact with residents and their families

- Advocate for elder concerns

- Report unresolved issues

Are you interested in making a difference in the life of a senior? Please contact Volunteer Coordinator Miriam Michelson at or Phone # 617-522-6700 Ext 540



  • Patient Care
  • Nursing
  • Elder care
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Hospice Care
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 year minimum
  • 3 day training and transportation required

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