Volunteer Advocates Needed!

Date: Ongoing

Organized By: Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

State: VA

Contact: camden.doran@fairfaxcounty.gov
Camden Doran, 7033245861
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The Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program advocates for the rights of residents of nursing and assisted living facilities. Ombudsmen also help residents resolve conflicts and improve their quality of life. Our program serves residents in the following jurisdictions: Loudoun County, Fairfax County, Arlington County, and the City of Alexandria. The Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program recruits volunteer advocates who are empathetic, diplomatic, assertive and skilled communicators to:
- Visit local nursing and assisted living facilities.
- Work to protect resident rights and help to resolve problems.
- Dedicate four hours/week for one year.
- Conduct visits between 8am-6pm on weekdays.
- Receive 18 hours of on-going training and support throughout the year.
- Must be vaccinated for COVID-19 We offer a three day training twice a year to interested volunteers.

Our next training will be offered in March 2022!

We require background checks and references before attending the training.

Skill Desired: Writing

Matching Interests: Indoors, Geared for 50+ volunteers, Seniors

This volunteer listing is provided by AARP's Create the Good. Visit Create The Good to search more volunteer opportunities or post your own opportunity.

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