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Potential Volunteers FAQ

Considering becoming an ombudsman? Below are some of the most frequently asked questions. Click on a question to see the answer.

What exactly is an “ombudsman”?

So, ombudsmen are mediators?

What kind of skills or background should an ombudsman have?

How much time will I be expected to volunteer monthly?

What training will I need?

Will I have to get a background check?

Will I be reimbursed for the miles I drive and meals I eat while doing ombudsman work?

Where are the facilities that I will visit? How far will I have to drive?

Where are the monthly meetings located?

I work at a long-term care facility. Can I still be an ombudsman?

I have a family member in a long-term care facility. Can I still be an ombudsman?

I work full time. Can I still be an ombudsman?

How do I apply?

Still have questions? Send us an email.