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Thank you for your interest in Pro Seniors! Our staff and volunteers are committed and passionate about helping older Ohioans maintain their independence and dignity.

Founded in 1975, Pro Seniors is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enhance the independence and quality of life of older adults by empowering them, by protecting their interests and by facilitating their access to resources. 

Together Pro Seniors’ Legal, Long-Term Care Ombudsman and Senior Medicare Patrol teams empowered more than 19,000 older Ohio adults in 2023 though legal assistance, advocacy for long-term care residents, and outreach and education to prevent health care fraud. Pro Seniors made over 360 community education presentations, reaching over 32,000 seniors, their families, and caregivers, as well as the professionals who help older persons. 

Long-Term Care Ombudsman

In Southwest Ohio there are nearly 20,000 residents who live in nursing, assisted living, or group homes and many need someone who will help them receive quality care and enjoy a quality life. Long-Term Care Ombudsmen advocate for people who live in long-term care settings, working to resolve problems related to the health, safety, welfare, and rights of residents.

If you excel at building rapport with seniors, time management, problem solving, and find it rewarding to help those who need a voice, this job is for you.

This vulnerable population benefits from advocates who will:

  • Demonstrate empathy to residents, who are often living with dementia and/or physical challenges,
  • Educate residents on their rights as spelled out in the Ohio Revised Code,
  • Empower residents to speak up for excellence in their care,
  • Problem-solve to find a solution for the resident’s issue, and
  • Negotiate a resolution, working with the key staff members of the nursing, assisted living or group home.

Successful candidates will receive 100 hours of state training under the Ohio Department of Aging and the Office of Ohio State Long-Term Care Ombudsman, pass a certification exam, and hold the certification of Long-Term Care Ombudsman Specialist.

Learn more here.

To Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to lkerdolff@proseniors.org. No calls please.

Pro Seniors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate because of age, race, gender, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. Pro Seniors 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 encourage applications from individuals traditionally underrepresented.