Certified Ombudsman Advocate

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Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman

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Being an Ombudsman
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This is highly rewarding volunteer work that is sure to keep you active and sharp! It's a great role for someone with 4-hours a week to give. If you are passionate about the aging and their rights and dignity this might be a good fit for you!

Volunteers provide advocacy on behalf of residents who are elderly and disabled, educate staff and families about resident rights, and investigate quality of care concerns. They work independently and use their skills to help improve the lives of the residents through problem resolution. Some issues are simple, like fixing a billing error or a food concern; others can be life changing for a resident, like advocating for better medication procedures, proper personal care with respect, or the right to exercise some personal freedoms. THEIR RIGHTS, YOUR VOICE!

To learn more join us for a virtual webinar the second Friday of the month at 1:00 pm. Visit www.oregon.gov/ltco to sign up, or call 1-503-378-6303 to request an application packet.

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Advocacy & Human Rights Health & Medicine Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

100 Any StreetMedford, OR 97504

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per week / 16 hours per month
  • 1-2 year committment

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