Volunteers needed to become Long Term Care Ombudsmen

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Old Colony Elder Services

  • 5 people are interested

Old Colony Planning Council is in need of volunteers interested in becoming Certified Long Term Care Ombudsmen. This is a unique volunteer opportunity that requires a special person. Volunteers will need to be able to drive, visit weekly, complete training, have strong communication and organization skills. Ombudsman volunteers will help to ensure the rights and concerns of residents are being heard. Opportunity schedule is flexible.

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About Old Colony Elder Services

Location:

144 Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Old Colony Elder Services (OCES) is to support the independence and dignity of elders and individuals with disabilities by providing essential information and services that promote healthy and safe living. OCES has a variety of volunteer programs including the Nutrition Program, Money Management Program, and RSVP of Plymouth County.

Description

OCES' Nutrition Program is there to reduce hunger and food insecurity, promote socialization, and to promote the health and well-being of older adults and individuals with disabilities.

OCES' Money Management Program (MMP) helps older adults and individuals with disabilities in helping to manage their finances and pay their bills. The MMP program provides confidential assistance in managing a budget and keeping finances organized.

RSVP of Plymouth County (RSVP), a program of OCES, is the Plymouth County chapter of the National Senior Corps. RSVP works with our service partners by utilizing the financial, infrastructure and human resources of RSVP. We recruit and interview volunteers age 55 and older, and align their abilities and interests to meet the needs of the community as provided by the service partners.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

70 School StreetBrockton, MA 02301

(42.08273,-71.01756)
 

SKILLS

  • Advocacy
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 30
  • Orientation or Training
  • 14 hours a month

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