Adocate for residents in long term care facilities
The Volunteer Advocate Program is designed to enhance the quality of life for residents in nursing homes, by assuring that residents are cared for with dignity and sensitivity. The Volunteer Advocate Program protects and promotes the health, safety and welfare of New Jersey's frail elderly who reside in nursing homes throughout the state.
Volunteers will perform the following task:
Assist residents in solving problems within the facility by working with the appropriate staff personnel
Gather information on suspected/acutual complaints of abuse, neglect, or exploitation and report immediately to the Ombudsman office.
Terms: Volunteer must be at least 55 years of age, Car Required
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18