Advocate for Nursing & Assisted Living Home Residents

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

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

As an Ombudsman Volunteer in a nursing or assisted living home IN YOUR AREA, you will visit with, empower, and advocate for individuals who received long-term care (LTC) services. We are able to reach far more individuals with your help!

Ombudsman Volunteers are the eyes and ears in LTC facilities and provide a voice for LTC residents. We cover nine counties in Ohio, including Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Knox, Marion, Morrow, Richland, Seneca, and Wyandot Counties.

Volunteers will receive 16 hours of classroom training, related worksheets and videos, and experience in a local nursing or assisted living home with our regional staff and are certified to perform certain duties, which can include:

· Visiting residents in nursing or assisted living homes

· Observing conditions and care

· Informing residents of their rights

· Assisting staff ombudsman in addressing resident concerns

Once training is completed, you visit on your schedule (mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends). 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

2131 Park Avenue WestSuite 100Ontario, OH 44906

(40.75847,-82.59139)
 

SKILLS

  • Public Advocacy

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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