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ABLE Volunteer Coordinator Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE), a non-profit regional law firm that provides high-quality legal assistance to low-income persons and groups in western Ohio, seeks a dynamic, creative, hardworking volunteer coordinator/ombudsman for its Toledo office.

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE), a non-profit law firm that provides free, high-quality legal assistance in civil matters to low-income individuals and groups in northwest Ohio, seeks a Volunteer Coordinator/Ombudsman for its Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.  The Volunteer Coordinator will recruit, train, and manage volunteers to serve as certified associate ombudsman representatives in the 10-county service area. The Ombudsman will also provide direct client services, community education, and systemic advocacy related to long-term care.  Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in social work, social services, a health-related field, or any other related field.  Commensurate experience may be considered in lieu of Bachelor’s Degree. Candidates must possess excellent communication and human relations skills, and a demonstrated commitment to advocacy on behalf of consumers of long-term care services.  Candidates must have the combined qualities of excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.  Computer proficiency required.  Daily travel in Northwest Ohio required.  Position is based in ABLE’s Toledo office.  Salary based on relevant experience.  Excellent benefits.

Apply by November 24, 2020:  Email with cover letter, resume, and list of references, in Microsoft Word format, to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Subject:  Volunteer Coordinator/Ombudsman Position

ABLE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and places a high value on diversity in our workplace, including diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, and physical ability. We strive to create an environment welcoming to all individuals and we encourage applications from individuals traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession.  Equal access to ABLE’s office is available.  Applicants requiring accommodation to the interview/ application process should contact the recruitment coordinator at the address listed above.