Volunteer Ombudsman Program - Portage County

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1462 Strongs Avenue
Stevens Point, WI 54481

Contact Information:

Toll Free: (800) 815-0015
Website: Click Here to Visit Our Website

Organization Contacts

Volunteer Coordinator Mary LeMay
Phone: (800) 815-0015
Email: BOALTC@Wisconsin.Gov

Portage County Ombudsman Karee Slaminski
Phone: (800) 815-0015
Email: BOALTC@Wisconsin.Gov


Advocates are WANTED and NEEDED in nursing homes! You can be qualified as a representative of the Board on Aging & Long Term Care in the role of a Volunteer Ombudsman. You can make a difference in the lives of people living in area nursing homes.

The Volunteer Ombudsman Program currently operates in 30 counties with offices in the following regions: Madison area, Milwaukee area, Stevens Point area, Green Bay area, and La Crosse area.

- Give of their time: a minimum 6 month commitment
- Pass a criminal background check, (paid by our agency)
- Be free from conflict of interest
- Attend mandatory 7 1/2 -hour training
- Provide own transportation
- Make unannounced, weekly visits to assigned facility in designated time frames
- Complete monthly reports
- Enjoy spending time with residents in nursing homes

The Volunteer Services Supervisor and the Volunteer Coordinators will ensure proper training, guidance, and support throughout the entire volunteer experience.

Service Categories

Advocacy, Facilities - Skilled Care, Insurance

Geographic Areas Served

  • Counties Portage

Languages Spoken

  • English


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Last Update Date: 07/31/2019

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