Volunteer

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

Please download and complete the volunteer application below. Digital applications may be emailed to Kristinna Atkins. Applications may be submitted via mail or email.

Printed applications may be mailed to the following address:

  • Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
  • 4040 Esplanade Way, Suite 380
  • Tallahassee, FL 32399-7000

Or applications can be emailed to Kristinna Atkins at atkinsk@elderaffairs.org.

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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.

Click here to watch the Volunteer Recruitment Presentation