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Volunteering

We need you
We are always looking to bring additional volunteers into our program. All it takes to volunteer with us is a caring spirit and a willingness to learn the “ins and outs” of being a long-term care ombudsman.

Volunteer application
Download, print, fill out and mail in the volunteer application below.

Volunteer Application form   SSN Form Preview

What to expect
All prospective volunteers are subject to a background check, and a program representative will call you upon receipt of your application to speak with you about your expectations.

Still have questions?

And we will gladly contact you.  Thank you for your interest in becoming a long-term care ombudsman! You can help us make a difference in the lives of Florida's elders.

More resources for you
How can I become an ombudsman?   Watch this short video to learn more about the program’s mission, the process of becoming a volunteer ombudsman, the role of our volunteers and the support available to you, as a volunteer.

Day in the life of an ombudsman.  By becoming a volunteer ombudsman in Florida, you can change the life of people who live in nursing homes, assisted living facilities or adult family care homes. Many of these people have no one to speak up for them or look out for his or her best interest, making this population the most vulnerable in our society. Watch this short video to get a better idea of how becoming a volunteer ombudsman can positively change a resident's life.