Helping People, Change Lives. Become and advocate for those living in long term care facilities. The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program will train you to advocate for these residents, ensuring their rights are protected.

Consider becoming an Ombudsman Volunteer

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Learn more about the role of a
Volunteer Ombudsman

Hear from an actual Ombudsman volunteer as to why she volunteers

Read Aneeta's Story

Aneeta Brown story

Ombudsman Volunteer Qualifications

  • like older people,
  • have time available,
  • be 18 years of age,
  • have good listening and communication skills,
  • be objective, sensitive, diplomatic, reliable,
  • complete required minimum 20 hours of training and eight hours of shadowing,
  • have transportation; and
  • pass a background screening