Become an Ombudsman-Empower seniors in Long Term Care homes


(38.26047,-122.6469)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1304 Southpoint Blvd.Suite 280Senior Advocacy Services or Special Event SitePetaluma, CA 94954
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Our volunteers make a difference in the lives of those who live in long term care facilities by making visits, hearing from residents and preventing elder abuse.

About

Want to make a difference in a elder’s life? Interested in giving back to your community? Senior Advocacy Services Long term Care Ombudsman program is looking for a few good volunteers who are passionate, problem solvers and eager to empower our vulnerable seniors living in long term care homes.

A certification class is starting Friday, August 3rd. Class size is limited. Reserve your seat early.

Contact Kathy Baldassari for more information at 707-526-4108 ext. 110 or email volunteer@sasnb.org.

To discover more about what and who an "Om-buds-man" is go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tu20em8DIcI&t=34s


Skills

  • People Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Problem Solving
  • Advocacy
  • Legal (General)
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 36 hr of training over 2 mo. Then 14 hours a month
  • Must be passionate about senior issues.

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