Make a Difference For a Vulnerable Senior Citizen!


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

123 W Gutierrez StreetSanta Barbara, CA 93101

Volunteer Long Term Care Ombudsman representatives advocate for the rights of residents in skilled nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Help resolve conflicts and improve seniors' quality of life.

About

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program of Santa Barbara County is looking for dedicated volunteers in the Santa Barbara area.

Ombudsman representatives advocate for the rights of residents in skilled nursing homes and assisted living facilities, help resolve conflicts, and improve their quality of life.

Ideal volunteer candidates will:

  • Meet the minimum age requirement of 21 years.
  • Be computer literate.
  • Volunteer a minimum of four hours per week for at least one year.
  • Complete basic and ongoing monthly trainings.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills.
  • Be passionate about serving our most vulnerable citizens.

We provide training to become a State-certified Ombudsman! If you’re passionate about helping this population and want to make a difference, please call Marco Quintanar at (805) 922-1236, ext. 223.

Skills

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Four hours per week for one year.
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