WHS Ombudsman Office

WHS Ombudsman Office

At the most fundamental level, an Ombudsman is one who assists individuals and groups in the resolution of conflicts or concerns.

The primary duties of the WHS Ombudsman are (1) work with individuals and groups to explore and assist in determining options to help resolve conflicts, problematic issues or concerns, and (2) to bring systemic concerns to the attention of WHS leadership for resolution. The Ombudsman will operate in a manner to preserve the confidentiality of those seeking services, maintain a neutral/impartial position with respect to the concerns raised, work at an informal level of the organizational system, and is independent of formal organizational structures.

Activities and functions include but are not limited to:

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For more information, email the WHS Ombudsman Office or call at 703-693-5390.