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Oregon Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman | Corvallis, OR
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Oregon Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman


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Published 3 months ago

Recurring
A few hours per week
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Certified Ombudsman volunteers advocate for the rights, dignity, and quality of life of adults in nursing homes, residential care and assisted living facilities, and adult foster care homes. Everything they do is free and confidential. Backed by a professional staff, they visit licensed facilities, get to know residents, investigate complaints (from residents, family, friends, facility staff, the public, anyone), watch and listen for problems and, with the resident’s approval, work to resolve them. They inform residents of their rights, educate facility staff, family members, and the community about resident rights and care concerns.


A five-day training to become a volunteer Certified Ombudsman. Ombudsman are advocates for your family, friends, and neighbors living in Nursing Homes, Memory Care, Assisted Living and Adult Foster homes. Become someone who can help be a problem solver and advocate for many who cannot speak for themselves. Call the office at 503-378-6303 for more information or to apply. To attend the training, an application must be submitted, an interview conducted, and a criminal background check completed.

Volunteers enjoy:

  • a flexible schedule
  • a meaningful, challenging role
  • an opportunity to make an impact

Eligibility:

  • over 21 years and can pass a background check
  • available at least 16 hours a month including weekdays
  • can attend 5-day training (usually local)
  • can attend monthly team meetings

Certified Ombudsman volunteers advocate for the rights, dignity, and quality of life of adults in nursing homes, residential care and assisted living facilities, and adult foster care homes. Everything they do is free and confidential…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Training Provided

How to Apply

Submit an application on-line, via email, or fax. Applications can be found on the website or by sending an email to volunteer.recruiter@oregon.gov.


Participate in on on-line virtual webinar on the 2nd Friday of each month. Visit our website to sign up!

Submit an application on-line, via email, or fax. Applications can be found on the website or by sending an email to volunteer.recruiter@oregon.gov.


Participate in on on-line virtual…

Location

Corvallis, OR

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