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Volunteer Ombudsman with the Allegheny County Area Agency on Aging

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ORGANIZATION: Area Agency on Aging Ombudsman Department

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Do you have spare time to share with residents of personal care homes and nursing homes in Allegheny County? If so, then the Department of Human Services, Allegheny County, Area Agency on Aging is looking for volunteers who want to make a difference in the lives of residents in long-term care facilities. Certification training consists of online and in person modules that will teach you how to be an advocate, educate residents about their rights, and how to deal with quality of care issues and concerns. At the start of your training, you will be assigned a mentor who will assist and guide you through the certification process. To learn more about how you can become a Volunteer Ombudsman, please contact:

Lisa Engle, Volunteer Ombudsman Coordinator, 412-350-2831

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About Area Agency on Aging Ombudsman Department

Location:

2100 Wharton Street, 2nd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, US

Mission Statement

"Advocate for those who can't, support those who can, and ensure all long-term care consumers live with dignity and respect."

Description

Allegheny County Staff and Volunteer Ombudsmen are trained advocates for residents of personal care homes and nursing homes in Allegheny County.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Seniors
Advocacy & Human Rights, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2100 Wharton Street, 2nd FloorPittsburgh, PA 15203

(40.43003,-79.9754)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Upon completion of certification training, you will be required to visit your assigned facility at least once a month.

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