(39.191097,-106.817535)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Alpine Area Agency on AgingAspen, CO 81611


About

The Volunteer Ombudsman will complete monthly or quarterly visitations to local long-term care facilities. During these visitations they will investigate complaints or concerns of the residents, their families or other concerned individuals. These complaints may include:

  • Improper evictions or inadequate discharge/planning
  • Unanswered requests for assistance
  • Lack of respect for residents; poor staff attitudes
  • Quality of life, specifically resident/roommate conflict
  • Administration and organization of medications
  • Quality, quantity, variation and choice of food
  • Building or equipment in disrepair or hazardous

Volunteer Ombudsman will be required to complete all program reporting including:

  • Monthly/quarterly compliance reports
  • Investigation reports
  • Monthly timesheets including mileage

Skills

  • Problem Solving
  • Patient Care
  • People Skills
  • Healthcare
  • Case Work / Management

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • at least 4 hours per month
  • must complete certification

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