Advocate for Elders in long term care!

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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


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About Ethos


555 Amory Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, US

Mission Statement

Ethos promotes personal well-being, dignity and autonomy by delivering home and community-based care which supports family caregiving, fosters social interaction and reflects cultural diversity.


Ethos is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1973 (as Southwest Boston Senior Services) for the purpose of serving the elderly and handicapped of Roslindale, West Roxbury, southern Jamaica Plain, Hyde Park and western Mattapan. The agency provides approximately 4,000 people per year with services such as: case management, protective services, homemaker/personal care, transportation, congregate and home delivered meals and volunteer opportunities.

Advocacy & Human Rights
People with Disabilities


We'll work with your schedule.


555 Amory StJamaica Plain, MA 02130



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


  • People 55+


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

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