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Opportunity Details

Long Term Care Ombudsman

The Ombudsman Program is an advocate and resource for older adults and people with disabilities who live in nursing homes, assisted living, and other adult care homes. Certified Ombudsmen are needed to help residents understand and exercise their rights to good care and an environment that promotes and protects their dignity and quality of life.

Local volunteer opportunities are available in facilities throughout Westchester, Rockland, and Putnam Counties. These volunteer opportunities are flexible and provide resident-centered advocacy in long-term care facilities. Volunteers will be provided with free training.

Ombudsmen are especially needed in the following areas:

  • Cortlandt Manor
  • Dobbs Ferry
  • Haverstraw
  • New Rochelle
  • Peekskill
  • Rye
  • Spring Valley
  • White Plains
  • Yonkers

This project requires volunteers to register on a separate website. To volunteer:

  1. Express interest below to record this opportunity in your Volunteer New York! profile and to alert the volunteer coordinator of your interest.
  2. Click here to complete your application to become a certified ombudsman. Volunteers who do not complete this step will not be registered!
Senior Services
People with Disabilities, People with Health-Based Concerns, Seniors
Caring for People

Age Minimum (with Adult): 21+, Minimum Age:21+

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Volunteers needed through 1/1/2024 | 41 spots remaining
Throughout Westchester, Rockland and Putnam, NY 10601
Chris Winward

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