Cause Areas

When

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

Where

200 E. Ryan St.Boerne, TX 78006

About

Volunteers are needed to serve as an ombudsmanadvocate 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 indentify any complaints or problem areas. Then, the volunteer will work with these individuals and 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 Bergheim, Boerne, Comfort, Kendaila, Sisterdale and Waring.

Skills

  • Conflict Resolution
  • Problem Solving
  • Mediation
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Advocacy

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Visits are a minumun of one to two times a month
  • At least one year commitment. and continuing education is provided

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