Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Volunteer Ombudsman Program
Consider volunteering as a Long-Term Care Ombudsman! Volunteers advocate for residents of nursing and assisted living facilities, help resolve conflicts and improve their quality of life.
All volunteers must complete our training program.
Our volunteers say they get so much more than they give from this
high-impact volunteer opportunity!
- Talk to our volunteer manager, Lisa Callahan at 703-324-5861, TTY 711 or Lisa.Callahan@fairfaxcounty.gov.
- Register as a volunteer with Fairfax County. Note that while the Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman program serves Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax and Loudoun, Fairfax County provides volunteer management for all these jurisdictions.
- Complete the volunteer training program.
- Begin a truly meaningful and high-impact volunteer experience!
- Commit to four hours a week for at least one year.
- Visit assisted living and nursing home facilities between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. on weekdays.
- Work in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, or Loudoun.
- Watch this YouTube Video: About the Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.
- Listen to this Fairfax 50+ Podcast: Volunteer Advocates.
- Read a position description.
- Read frequently asked questions.
- Find office directions.
- Go to Long-Term Care Ombudsman Volunteers Tell It Like It Is to read what volunteers have said.
12011 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, VA 22035
Intake Line: 703-324-5861
To request reasonable accommodations,
call TTY 711 or 703-449-1186;
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.