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WA State Long Term Care Ombudsman Training (SW Region)

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ORGANIZATION: WA State Long Term Care Ombudsman Program - SW Region

  • 30 people are interested
WA State LTCOP

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program (SW Region) is seeking compassionate individuals to visit and provide outreach to residents residing in assisted living, memory care, adult family, and nursing homes.
A visiting volunteer Ombuds educates residents about their rights, empowers residents to seek resolution regarding their concerns, and problem-solves for those unable to take action. We desire reasonable accommodations for a resident's care and quality of life.
Your presence can make a difference in the lives of these very special people residing in long term care.
If you have a few hours a week to spare and a desire to make a difference, then our program is for you!
We offer a flexible schedule, mileage reimbursement, appreciation events, and a great team atmosphere.
Our next in-person, 36-hour certification training is scheduled for October 18, 21, 24, and 25 2024.
We hope to hear from you and thanks for your time.

The WA State LTCOP does not and shall not discriminate based on age, ethnicity, culture, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, or sexual orientation in any of its activities or operations. These activities include selection of volunteers and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all volunteers.

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About WA State Long Term Care Ombudsman Program - SW Region

Location:

201 NE 73rd St Ste 201, Vancouver, WA 98665, US

Mission Statement

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program helps improve the quality of life for people living in residential settings such as skilled nursing homes, assisted living homes, and adult family homes.

Description

The SW WA Long Term Care Ombudsman Program works with residents and their representatives in over 355 adult family homes, 38 assisted living homes, and 13 skilled nursing homes. Currently, 26 volunteers donate numerous hours to assist residents through education of their rights, investigation of their concerns, and possible mediation of their potential complaints with facility staff. We are low-level problem-solvers that seek to resolve issues before they turn into potentially costly licensor investigations.

We are always looking for compassionate and empathetic individuals to join our team!

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Advocacy & Human Rights, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Vancouver, WA 98665

(45.67627,-122.65708)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Critical Thinking

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Four hours per week (visits,drive time, misc.)
  • One year time committment

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