Cause Areas

When

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

Where

2001 Avenue EHondo, TX 78861

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 identify any complaints or problem areas. Then, the volunteer will work with those individuals and the staff to resolve these issuses. Ombudsman also provide information about rights and procedures in or out of the facility. Locations are in Castroville, Devine, D'Hannis, Hondo, La Coste, Mico, Natalia, Rio Medina and Yancy.

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 one to two times a month
  • At least one year commitment., continuing education provided

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