Opportunity Details

Ombudsman Volunteer 
Community Resources and Services - Ombudsman Program

Description

The Howard County Ombudsman Program is seeking volunteers who are comfortable working with older adults in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Volunteers conduct routine visits with residents to discuss their care experiences, provide education about their rights, and investigate and resolve complaints.

Qualifications:
- Must be 18 or older
- Have a valid MD Driver's License
- Be able to commit at least 4 hours per month

Training:
- Volunteers will be provided with an initial 4 days of training in a classroom setting
- Volunteers will be provided 8 hours of shadowing training
- Volunteers will be provided with bi-monthly educational trainings

Requirements:
- Volunteers must be available to attend all trainings/workshops
- Volunteers must be available to complete 8 hours of shadowing training
- Volunteers must attend bi-monthly continuing education meetings
- Volunteers must complete a background check and Non-Disclosure Agreement Form
- Volunteer must be free of any conflicts of interest
- Volunteers must report volunteer hours on website using login


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Schedule

Dates: 03/24/2022 -

Positions available!


Address
9830 Patuxent Woods Drive
Columbia MD, 21046



Location Description:

Visits will be at Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities throughout Howard County.


Contact Info

Chris Hobbs

chobbs@howardcountymd.gov

(410) 313-6391


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