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Volunteer Ombudsman

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ORGANIZATION: Trident Area Agency on Aging

  • 322 people are interested
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New Year, New You! Sixty percent of the seniors living in a long term care facility have no visitors. Volunteer Ombudsmen go to an assigned facility on a regular basis to visit with residents. You can diminish the sense of isolation experienced by these seniors, especially those without family. You will also help educate them on their rights as a resident. When you become a Volunteer Ombudsman you will Help make a difference in someone's life!

Dates/Hours Needed: 2 to 4 hours per week - ongoing

Maximum Number of Volunteers: Limitless

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About Trident Area Agency on Aging

Location:

5895 Core Road, Suite 419, North Charleston, SC 29406, US

Mission Statement

It is the mission of Trident Area Agency on Aging to promote and support the health and wellness of current and future generations of older adults in our communities. We focus on the overall well-being of these older citizens so that they may enjoy lives of dignity, confidence, and personal and family fulfillment.

Description

TAAA is a private, not for profit organization. TAAA provides:

  • General Information and Referral Assistance
  • Family Caregiver Support
  • Long Term Care Ombudsman Services
  • Medicare and Supplemental Insurance Counseling (I-CARE)

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Seniors
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Long-Term Care Facility in the Tricounty AreaCharleston, SC 29405

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per week
  • Must have a car and pass a background check. You will be given two half days of training and be able to choose a facility location that best fits your needs.

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