Vacancy Residential Facility Ombudsman for Klamath County Area

Ad type: volunteer opportunities
Company: Residential Facilities Ombudsman Program
City: Klamath Falls, OR
Workplace street: Klamath Falls, OR
Category: Advocacy
Posted: 24 May 2020
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Special Note: Due to the Coronavirus, Volunteers are not visiting homes at this time. Even so, we are still accepting applications as we know that when this crisis is over, Ombudsmen will be needed more than ever.

RFO Certified Ombudsmen Advocate for individual's rights through routine visits to their homes, support individuals in their self-advocacy efforts in exercising choice, and investigate and work to resolve individual concerns.

  • Must be at least 18
  • Complete Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • A flexible schedule of approximately 4-10 hours per month. This will include facility visits, complaint resolution including calls and meetings, as well as required activity reporting. Please consider making at least a one-year commitment
  • Adequate Transportation if no DL - 16 hours of initial concentrated training. - 15 hours of additional training to be completed in the first year of certification. - 10 hours of continuing education annually to maintain certification thereafter.
  • This is a great opportunity to grow your skills in communication, problem solving, advocacy support, and learn more about your community.

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    Mission StatementResponding to your concerns regarding quality of life in homes licensed for Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities or Mental Health Conditions. Affirming your perspective and ... read more