Great Volunteer Opportunity
Certified Ombudsman are needed in Albany, Fulton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, and Washington counties.
Volunteer Ombudsman visit nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and family type homes weekly. Ombudsman help residents and their families understand and exercise their rights to quality care and quality of life. Volunteers resolve complaints and help to preserve the dignity of residents in long-term care facilities. Caring and compassionate volunteers are needed to visit and advocate for long-term care residents.
Training for new Volunteer Ombudsmen is scheduled October 19, 20, 25, & 26 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm in Amsterdam.