Date: OngoingOrganized By: Board on Aging and Long Term Care
State: WIContact: BOALTC@Wisconsin.gov
Volunteer Ombudsman are needed in Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine & Sheboygan counties to improve lives one visit at a time.
Volunteer Ombudsmen act as advocates for seniors in long term care by making weekly, unannounced visits to an assigned nursing home in their area. Become a voice for residents and serve as the ﾓeyes and earsﾔ of our Regional Ombudsman. Volunteer Ombudsman provide a vital service by building trusting relationships that allow the residents of the nursing home to feel at ease in sharing concerns and identifying ideas that would bring them more comfort and greater quality to their lives. Volunteer Ombudsman empower, educate & support others, focusing their visits on Resident Rights & Quality of Care.
Becoming a Board on Aging and Long Term Care Volunteer Ombudsman for the State of Wisconsin is a privilege. To apply you must successfully complete a Caregiver Background Check and attend an Initial Training being held March 25th in Milwaukee. Call our toll-free# 1-800-815-0015 or email BOALTC@Wisconsin.gov to request more information on becoming a resident centered advocate.
Ask for Sheryl and she will be happy to assist you with the screening process and reserve your spot for the March 25th Class.
Skill Desired: Writing, Public Speaking/Meeting Facilitation, Medical/Health
Matching Interests: Indoors, Geared for 50+ volunteers, Handicap accessible, Seniors, Health & Wellness, People with Disabilities, Community
JOIN FOR JUST $16 A YEAR