Investigate and Resolve Issues in Long-Term Care Facilities

Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


100 N Main StGresham, OR 97030


A Certified Ombudsman is a volunteer observer, listener, detective, communicator and problem-solver who advocates for residents in long-term care facilities. If you are a person with a caring heart who would like to know more about becoming a Certified Ombudsman, click the link below for more information.

You will be trained to identify, investigate and resolve problems and complaints of residents in nursing homes, assisted living or residential care facilities and adult foster care homes. You will work to protect residents' rights and dignity, ensure quality care, and prevent neglect, abuse and other problems.

The State Office of Long-Term Care Ombudsman will provide professional training and ongoing support to maximize your effectiveness. Your reward comes from knowing that you have made a difference in the lives of some of our most vulnerable citizens


  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-10 hours per week
  • 1-2 year committment
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