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Volunteer Ombudsman/Advocate

Date: Ongoing

Organized By: North Dakota Ombudsman Program

State: ND

Contact: lkfischer@nd.gov
Laura Fischer Local Ombudsman, 7012984480
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Volunteer Ombudsman spend a few hours a week advocating for residents in long term care facilities. If you like to problem solve, build relationships, and help improve someone's quality of life; you will be able to make a difference for individuals living in long term care facilities.

Our volunteers advocate on behalf of the resident, educate staff and families on Resident Rights, and investigate and resolve concerns using a variety of methods. Volunteers must be over 18, able to pass a background check and be available for regular visits to their assigned facility. Training for volunteers is four hours long and will be completed by the local Ombudsman in your area.

Opportunities available state wide. For more information, call Laura Fischer at 1-855-462-5465 or email dhsagingombud@nd.gov. For more information about the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program visit our website at http://www.nd.gov/dhs/services/adultsaging/ombudsman.html.

Skill Desired: Public Speaking/Meeting Facilitation, Medical/Health, Education/Training

Matching Interests: Handicap accessible, Indoors, Relevant Experience Appreciated, Health & Wellness, Emergency & Safety, People with Disabilities, Community, Veterans & Military Families, Seniors, Legal Work, Homeless & Housing

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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