APPLICANTS NEEDED FOR NURSING HOME COMMITTEE

ORANGE COUNTY, NC (May 23, 2016) – One major way citizens can have a positive impact on the future of Orange County is to volunteer to serve on the various advisory boards and commissions.    

There is currently an opening on the Orange County Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee

The charge of the Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee is to help maintain the intent of the Residents' “Bill of Rights”; promote community involvement and provide public education on long-term care issues. The regional ombudsman with Triangle J Council of Governments provides specialized training and support.  The committee is currently in need of applicants who have who have a background in nursing home administration.  This board has an initial one-year training term with subsequent eligibility for two additional three-year terms.

If interested, apply at www.orangecountync.gov/boards .

Orange County strives for diversity on volunteer advisory boards.  Minorities are encouraged to apply.  Applicants must reside in Orange County.  Volunteers appointed by the Board of County Commissioners have an opportunity to influence the way of life in Orange County.

For additional information, call Thom Freeman 919-245-2125.

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