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Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia

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**Must not be employed by or have financial interest in long-term care facilities/home health agencies.**

Our goal is to provide the best quality of care and quality of life for seniors receiving long term care. When concerns and/or problems arise that cannot be resolved, residents, family members, and caregivers contact the Ombudsman for assistance.

Senior Services is looking for Ombudsman Volunteers to advocate for those living in nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

Volunteers commit to a minimum of four (4) hours per week, visiting residents and monitoring conditions to ensure their rights are protected. Training and supervision are provided by the Southampton Roads Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.

If you care about the elderly residing in Long Term care facilities, you can make a difference! You can stand in the gap for someone who may be afraid to speak for themselves or a friend to someone who is lonely.

For questions, call our Volunteer Engagement Specialist Kelley Russo at 757-222-4522 or email at krusso@ssseva.org.

Apply online and fill out a SSSEVA Volunteer Application to get started today. https://www.ssseva.org/page/volunteer/

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About Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia

Location:

6350 Center Drive, Building 5, Suite 101, Norfolk, VA 23502, US

Mission Statement

Mission: To provide seniors and their caregivers with access to programs and services so they may live their lives with choice and dignity in their communities

Description

Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia is the regional organization in South Hampton Roads that supports and enriches the lives of seniors and their families through advocacy, education, information and comprehensive services. For one-third of a century, we’ve changed the lives of tens of thousands of the region’s seniors for the better. We’ve served over two million meals, contributed more than six million hours of senior volunteer services, driven seniors over 11 million miles and helped thousands of seniors live in their homes independently as an alternative to nursing home care.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Southampton Roads/Western TidewaterCarrollton, VA 23314

(36.94682,-76.56051)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Advocacy
  • Adult Education
  • Case Work / Management
  • Patient Care
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 4 hours/week, M-F 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Must not be employed by or have financial interest in long-term care facilities/home health agencies

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