Cause Areas

When

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

Where

8700 Tesoro, Suite 700San Antonio, TX 78217

About

Volunteers are needed to serve as an ombudsman or advocate for local nursing home residents. The goal of the ombudsman program is to ensure the best possible quality of life in Texas long-term care facilities. While in the facility, the volunteer will talk with residents, family members, and guests to identify any complaints or problem areas. Then, the volunteer will work with those individuals and the staff to resolve these issues. Ombudsman also provide information about rights and procedures and help identify additional resources in or out of the facility. Locations are in San Antonio and Bexar County.

Skills

  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Case Work / Management

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Vary Time at least 1 hour a week
  • This position entails visiting Residents in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living facilities. Must be
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