Volunteer as a Long-Term Care Ombudsman!


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


6221 Geary BlvdSan Francisco, CA 94121


Volunteer as an advocate for seniors!

We are looking for problem solvers, good listeners and diligent investigators. Do you care about the well being of seniors and are looking for a meaningful volunteer position? This may be the opportunity for you!

The San Francisco Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is recruiting volunteers who are interested in acting as advocates for residents in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities.

Field Ombudsman play a critical role in addressing issues that negatively impact the quality of life of residents and work as a team to investigate, mediate and attempt to resolve any conflict or concerns. In addition Field Ombudsman:

  • Visit, connect and provide support to residents through regular facility visits.
  • Monitor assigned long-term care facilities for quality of care, quality of life and violation of residents' rights.


We offer a flexible 36 hour program which includes a combination of classroom instruction and online materials as well as field visits.

Time Commitment!

We ask that you commit to 5 hrs per week for at least one year.

This might be your opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of seniors and their families!

We train all volunteers. To learn more about this program and the next training, please contact: contact@sanfranciscoltcombudsman.org or call (415) 751-9788
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  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Critical Thinking
  • Advocacy

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 35
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 hours per week and a one year commitment
  • Must be comfortable in nursing home settings and engaging with seniors.

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