We are always looking for dedicated volunteers!

You CAN make a difference in the lives of residents living in long-term care.

A Volunteer Ombudsman:

  • Visits with residents
  • Identifies complaints and concerns
  • Investigates complaints
  • Performs regular visits to assigned facilities.
  • Promotes respect and rapport between residents, facility staff and the Ombudsman program.


  • At least 18 years of age
  • Pass a background check
  • Complete Ombudsman training
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Adequate transportation to visit facilities
Ombudsman volunteers are certified by the California State Long-Term Care Ombudsman. This certification is renewed annually.
Ombudsman certification includes 36 hours classroom and 10 hours field training.

For more information, please complete the form below.

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Reason for wanting to be a volunteer Ombudsman