BE THERE TO CARE- Become a Volunteer Ombudsman for Seniors


Cause Areas

When

Fri Sep 16, 2016 - Wed Mar 15, 2017

Where

PO Box 570Statewide throughout MissouriJefferson City, MO 65102

Become a Volunteer and help residents in nursing homes have a voice for Dignity and Respect.

About

Missouri Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is looking for volunteers to advocate for residents living in nursing home facilities, residential care and assisted livings statewide.

The volunteer will advocate for the resident to help resolve issues and to maintain their resident rights, dignity and respect set forth by federal and state laws.

Become a volunteer by calling 1-800-309-3282 or email LTCOmbudsman@health.mo.gov. website: www.health.mo.gov/Ombudsman/

Skills

  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 to 4 hours per week
  • 18 hours of training
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