In search of persons who would like to become volunteer Ombudsmen to advocate for the residents in the nursing homes & Assisted Living Facilities of the Coastal Bend Region, which includes the following counties: Aransas, Bee, Brooks, Duval, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, Live Oak, McMullen, Nueces, Refugio, and San Patricio.
Volunteers agree to donate at least two hours per week visiting nursing homes and/or assisted living facilities. While in the nursing home, and/or assisted living facilities the volunteer will talk with residents, family members, and staff to identify any complaints or problem areas. Volunteers also provide information about rights and procedures and help identify additional resources in or out of the facility. Our goal is to achieve the best possible quality of life for residents in long-term care facilities. No experience is needed; Training is provided by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.
Additional Volunteer Opportunities
General office assistance can answer telephone calls, do filing, complete mail-out, make bulk copies, and assist with data entry.
For volunteer opportunities contact us.Last Updated: 2010-11-22