6 people are interested
Do you have Genuine Concern for Older Adults...Become their Advocate!
ORGANIZATION: Old Colony Elder Services
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6 people are interested
Old Colony Planning Council is seeking caring and compassionate volunteers to help seniors in nursing, transitional care units and rest homes. As a long term care Ombudsman volunteer you will visit residents weekly to listen, support and be their advocate. You will assist them in resolving concerns about their care and quality of life in a long-term care facility. Training will be provided in resident advocacy, dispute resolutions and long-term care regulations. You will be compensated for your mileage at the current IRS rate for your weekly visits. Please consider volunteering to make a difference in the lives of the residents, to help advocate for their health and well being.
About Old Colony Elder Services
144 Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301, US
Through the talent of an experienced and diverse workforce, OCES supports the independence and dignity of older adults and individuals with disabilities by providing essential information and services that promote healthy, safe living which positively impacts our community. OCES has a variety of volunteer opportunities in programs such as the Nutrition Program, Money Management Program, and Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Plymouth County.
Founded in 1974, OCES proudly serves greater Plymouth County and surrounding communities. OCES is a private non-profit organization. OCES aspires to be a culturally diverse and inclusive agency that removes barriers creating equity for all by empowering individuals and communities to thrive, age in place, and reach their highest potential.
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.
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Plymouth County (RSVP), a program of OCES, is the Plymouth County chapter of AmeriCorps Seniors. RSVP works with our community Service Partners by utilizing the financial, infrastructure and human resources of RSVP. We recruit and interview volunteers 55 years of age or older, then align their abilities and interests to meet the needs of the community as provided by our Service Partners.
Multiple locations Brockton, MA 02301
September 12, 2023
- Community Outreach
- People Skills
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Approximately 2 hours per week for visits, 2 hours per month for meetings. Schedule is very flexible-visits can be anytime, 7 days a week between the hours of 10:00am-7pm
- Kind, compassionate and desire to help older persons. Good listener with good communication and organizational skills.