Reach out to Seniors living in Nursing Homes

Cause Areas


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


Council on Aging-Orange County1971 E. 4th St.Suite 200Santa Ana, CA 92705

You too! can train as an Ombudsman Volunteer


Ombudsman are trained advocates who empower resident seniors living in nursing homes, board and care homes, and assisted living facilities living throughout the County of Orange, California.

The Ombudsman Program at the Council on Aging is a Federal and State mandated program. Training Classes are scheduled in February, June and October. Ombudsman participate in 36 hours of training at our office in Santa Ana. Once certified, Ombudsmen begin fieldwork at facilities within the volunteers own Community. We ask for a year commitment, 15 hours per month.


  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 12-15 hours per month
  • minimum of 1 year

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