Cause Areas

When

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

Where

various Hamilton County locationsCincinnati, OH 45206

About

Be a compassionate advocate for an elderly person living in a group or nursing home by serving as a court-appointed Guardian in our Guardianship Assistance Program (GAP). The elderly person is unable to make informed decisions due to mental impairment and has no family or friends to help them. As a court-appointed Guardian, you would: Provide the comfort of human contact by visiting person twice a month to check on health and well-being; Make decisions, including medical, in person's best interest; Advocate for person's needs; Attend quarterly educational meetings; Complete quarterly reports for GAP.

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Elder care
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • 3 to 5 hours monthly time commitment.
  • Attend 2 hour Orientation Training before completing a volunteer application.
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