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Be an Advocate for the Elderly - Become an Ombudsman! Health Older Adults


Volunteer Opportunity Details:

Last updated on February 12, 2014

Ethos is a nonprofit dedicated to helping the elderly and disabled remain at home for as long as possible while promoting dignity, independence, and well-being.

Ethos is looking for volunteers for our Ombudsman program!

Advocate for residents in long-term care facilities/residential care facilities, resolve complaints, monitor Federal & State laws regarding residents’ rights. Vehicle is essential.

Hours: 2 - 3 hours per week between 10:00 am and 8:00 pm; 1 year commitment.
Training and supervision: A 3 full-day training provided by the state

Please contact Meg Licht, Volunteer Services Program Manager, at volunteers@ethocare.org or 617-522-6700 x323.

Thank you!

All volunteers complete an application and background check. Volunteers must have a car and valid driver's license. They are also required to attend a three-day training. We look for volunteers who are friendly and observant.

This opportunity is sponsored by: Ethos

This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers
Older Adults  Individual
Adults (26-54)
We need volunteers who are free at these times
Afternoons  Weekdays
Evenings  Weekends
Mornings
Frequency Available
Weekly
This volunteer opportunity addresses the following social interests
Healthcare  Seniors/Aging
We are looking for volunteers with the following skills
Advocacy

I'm interested in this opportunity

Contact Person:
Meg Licht, Program Manager, (phone), (email)
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Address:
 555 Amory Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(See a map)

Directions:

 From 93 North & South
Take Exit 18 (Mass. Ave./Roxbury). Take a right at the first set of lights (you will drive past Boston City Hospital/Boston Medical Center on your right). Continue on Melnea Cass Blvd. and take a left on Tremont St. (at Ruggles Center). Continue straight through 7 sets of lights (passing Roxbury Community College on your left at 4th light). After 7th light, take your first right onto Amory St. just past Muffler Mart-- a small, light blue building. Follow Amory St. approximately 1 mile until you come to the Green Street T station on your right. We are diagonally across the street from the T station-- brick building with a large parking lot. We are the second door down on the street level.

From Brookline
Take the Jamaica Way into Jamaica Plain. Take a left onto Pond Street then a right onto Centre Street. Take 4th left off Centre Street onto Seaverns Ave. (Purple Cactus). Follow Seaverns Ave. Until it ends. Green St. T station is on the left at corner. Take a right onto Amory St. We are diagonally across the street from the T station-- brick building with a large parking lot beside it. We are the second door down on the street level.

By Public Transportation
Take Orange Line to Green Street Station. Exit station, take a right onto Amory St. We are diagonally across the street from the T station-- brick building with a large parking lot beside it. We are the second door down on the street level.

  Nearest Metro/Subway Stop: Orange Line - Green Street Stop,
  Walk distance (in minutes): 5
  Nearest Bus Stop: #42 - Washington & Green Street Stop, 7 minute walk

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Web Site: http://www.ethocare.org/index.htm
Last updated on February 12, 2014


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