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Long-term Care Ombudsman (Advocate)

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Long-term Care Ombudsman Program - Ohio Region 5

You can make a difference during this challenging time by becoming an Advocate as an Ombudsman Associate in your area!

Volunteer just four hours a month with Ohio’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.

As an Ombudsman Associate, you are critical to the success of the Ombudsman Program. You will be the first contact most older adults and families will have with the program. We visit nursing and assisted living home residents, call residents and loved ones, and/or send cards to residents.

Volunteers will receive 16 hours of classroom training, related worksheets and videos, and experience in a nursing or assisted living home from and with our regional program and are certified to perform certain duties, including:

· Providing residents with information about the Program and Resident Rights

· Assisting with handling uncomplicated complaints

· Being a voice for those who are unable to make their voice heard

· Enhancing the quality of life of nursing home residents

We look forward to talking with you!

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training Provided

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair Accessible

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Crisis Support
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Crisis Support, Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Ontario, OH 44906

(40.77025,-82.57268)
 

SKILLS

  • Public Advocacy

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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