Be There to Care! Missouri Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program


(37.1885,-93.2619)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

627 N. GlenstonePO Box 3947Springfield, MO 65808
Advocates are appreciated
Be a Voice

About

The Missouri Long- Term Care Ombudsman Program is searching for Volunteer Ombudsman statewide to advocate for the elderly and disabled residing in Assisted Living and Skilled Care Nursing Homes. Volunteer Ombudsman visit with residents to promote dignity, respect and help protect residents’ rights in long- term care. Volunteer Ombudsman make a difference by voicing the wishes and concerns of residents to facility management to help improve the residents’ quality of life. Training and certification are provided. If you are interested becoming a Volunteer Ombudsman please contact the Long- Term Care Ombudsman Program at 1-800-309-3282 or email: LTCOmbudsman@health.mo.gov . For more information check out our website at: http://health.mo.gov/seniors/ombudsman/.

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Critical Thinking
  • Advocacy

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per week

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