Volunteer Opportunity - Long-Term Care Ombudsman

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Published Saturday, May 7, 2022

Otero County Dept. of Human Services

13 W 3rd St. Rm 110 

La Junta, CO 81050

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Do you want to make a difference?

Are you concerned about the needs and desires of older people and those with disabilities?

Can you work with all types of people?

Do you like to follow problems through to resolution?

BE AN OMBUDSMAN VOLUNTEER

Region VI Long-term Care Ombudsman program is looking for people who are empathetic, diplomatic, and skilled communicators to be volunteer Ombudsmen.

As a volunteer Ombudsman, you will be assigned to long-term care facilities in your county, working to ensure that the residents' rights are being protected. 

You will help residents with concerns they are unable to resolve alone.

Volunteer Ombudsmen dedicate a few hours per week to this job. Ongoing training and support are provided. This could be the most challenging and rewarding volunteer opportunity you may ever have.

For more information, please call Michelle Jaramillo, Regional Ombudsman at 719-383-3142.

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