Albemarle Commission Area Agency on Aging seeks volunteers for advisory committee
Published 9:50 am Saturday, January 7, 2023
The Albemarle Commission Area Agency on Aging is seeking to fill 46 vacant positions across the region for Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell and Washington counties for the Community Advisory Committee.
“The purpose of this committee is to improve the quality of life and quality of care for residents in long-term care facilities by establishing a regular presence in long-term care facilities, ensuring that resident rights are respected, and providing advocacy and empowerment for residents and information for residents, families, and sponsors,” stated a press release from the Albemarle Commission Area Agency on Aging.
Committee applicants must reside in one of the listed counties and must not live in, work at or have a financial interest in the long-term care facility that he/she will serve. Applicants may also not have an immediate family member in the facilities that will be served. To serve, one must be at least 18 years old, reside in the county, able to devote time and willing to advocate for residents by upholding the NC Resident Bill of Rights.
For more information, contact Melissa Hines at 252-404-7086 or visit www.albemarlecommission.org.