The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Volunteers are needed to serve as an ombudsman 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 Doss, Fredericksburg, Harper, Stonewall and Willow City.
Verbal / Written Communication
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Requirements & Commitment
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Visits are a minimun of one to two times a month.
One year commitment and continuing education is provided