Long Term Care Ombudsmen Program


Cause Areas


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


214 W. Martin Luther King, Jr./State StreetIthaca, NY 14850


A program of the NY State Long Term Care Ombudsman Office, this program seeks dedicated volunteers to advocate for residents of long term care facilities in Chemung, Schuyler and Tompkins Counties, New York. See http://www.ltcombudsman.ny.gov/

Certified Long Term Care Ombudsmen are professionally trained and become NY State certified. They work together with residents, families, and facility staff to promote residents' rights and resolve their concerns.


  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Advocacy
  • Problem Solving
  • People Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 36-hour certification, weekly visits to residents
  • On-going training and in-services, written documentation of program activities

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