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ORGANIZATION: RSVP AmeriCorps Seniors

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Are you an advocate? Looking to lend your care and compassion for others to improve their lives? Visit or call consumers in their own homes, nursing homes, or assisted living facilities and observe conditions and care or talk to consumers about their caregivers and the services they receive. Use your active listening abilities and good documentation skills. Inform residents about their rights and advocate and support them when they are staying in a long-term facility. This volunteer position takes place at care facilities throughout Franklin and Delaware County. Volunteers have the opportunity to choose locations they want to visit.

To volunteer as an Ombudsman Associate volunteer, join the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) a volunteer program exclusive to Ohio residents in Franklin and Delaware County ages 55 years and older. We match volunteers ages 55+ with nonprofits in their community that either need or rely on volunteers to be able to provide their services. Funded through the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and part of AmeriCorps Seniors, VANTAGE Aging’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for people 55 years and over. We partner with nonprofit agencies to match these older adults to their volunteer opportunities. RSVP projects link the skills of the volunteers with the identified needs of the community. We think of ourselves as the 'center hub' for our volunteers looking for opportunities. We offer many wonderful incentives and perks to our team of RSVP volunteers, this program is free and so rewarding to be a part of.

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About RSVP AmeriCorps Seniors

Location:

752 High St. #2, Worthington, OH 43085, US

Mission Statement

Promoting a positive perspective on aging.

Description

Our Vision

Every older adult has the opportunity to live a healthy life and age with independence, purpose and dignity.

RSVP Volunteer Program

RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) connects volunteers age 55 and older with opportunities to serve their community. VANTAGE RSVP is available in Delaware, Franklin, Summit, Medina, Geauga, Wayne and Hamilton Counties.

As the largest volunteer network for older adults in the nation, RSVP matches volunteers with organizations where their time, interest, talents, knowledge, and experience are most effectively utilized to meet important needs in our community.




CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Hilliard, OH 43026

(40.01616,-83.17562)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Initial training must be completed before beginning volunteerism and can be completed virtually or in-person. This consists of 14 hours of training that is completed in multiple sessions.
  • When visiting a care facility volunteer must have the ability to walk and stand for long periods of time.

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