Cover letter for ombudsman position (4 samples)

This blog post will show samples of “cover letters for an ombudsman position.”

Examples of ombudsman cover letters

To get an ombudsman position, you need a well-written cover letter that showcases your passion for and dedication to the industry. When writing an ombudsman cover letter, these are some of the essential things to include in your letter:

  • Address the employer with a formal salutation. For example, “Dear/Hello (name of the recipient or hiring manager).”
  • The next step is to state the position you are applying for and how you found the opening. 
  • Write a short sentence about why you’re interested in the position.
  • State your skills and work experience; ensure they are similar to the job position. When stating your skills, provide the accomplishment you have achieved. 
  • Conclude your letter with a forward-looking statement. For example, “I look forward to discussing the position further.”

Sample 1:

“Dear Ms. Hanley,

I am applying for the Ombudsman position now available with Ombudsman Educational Services.

I have acquired a Certified Organizational Ombudsman Practitioner certification, where I took specific courses that have helped to qualify me for this position. Communication is one of the biggest skills needed for this job and I have outstanding verbal, written and listening skills.

When an issue is brought to my attention, I have the ability to listen carefully, determine what course of action to take and then work to resolve the issue in a timely and efficient manner. I have very strong problem solving skills and excellent research abilities, which is needed to help gather information on certain issues in order to make the best decision.

I have the foresight to determine how each decision made will affect everyone involved and the ability to use tactical thinking to plan how each issue is handled in advance. This helps to ensure the best outcome is reached. I have the ability to be open-minded and to be objective when resolving conflicts. I also have the ability to provide the neutral support needed by analyzing the facts when acting as liaison between the conflicting parties.

Confidentiality and integrity are two traits that are critical in being a success in this business and I can be trusted to provide both. I have included references in my resume that will verify my skills and confirm my reputation of being trustworthy and fair.

You can reach me for an interview by calling (555)-555-5555 and I hope to hear from you soon to discuss this position in person.


Your Signature

Gary Villanueva”

Sample 2:

“Maeve Guerra

City, State, Zip Code

Home : 000-000-0000 Cell: 000-000-0000

Dear Mr. Clark,

I am writing to apply for the Ombudsman position with the New Parkland Senior Nursing Facility. I am a professional with a Master of Social Work degree and six years of experience in the helping professions including the past four years working with the geriatric population.

In my current position as Social Worker for Company Name I provide intake counseling and assessment answer family questions and provide resource information to residents as well as serving as a contact person throughout each resident’s stay. I am an organized person by nature able to juggle multiple projects at once. I have excellent time management skills and always adhere to deadlines. I am most proud of my interpersonal communication and counseling skills. Residents often tell me that I have put them at ease during their stressful transition to nursing home living.

I would be honored to have the opportunity to become a trusted resource as Ombudsman for the New Parkland Senior Nursing Facility. I believe you will find my credentials references and qualifications to be in order. I hope you will contact me soon to arrange an interview. I look forward to speaking with you and thank you in advance for your time.


Maeve Guerra”

Sample 3:

“Dear Mr. or Mrs. or Ms. HR Manager,

I am excited to be writing this letter to apply for the role of ombudsman at [mention the name of the organization]. Your organization has proved to be an inspiration for many job seekers to do well in life to get there, and I have all the necessary qualities, experience, and educational qualifications to perform successfully in this position. 

I have obtained a prestigious [mention the degree] from one of the most reputed educational institutions in the country, [mention the name], and an additional [mention the name of the course certificate] from [mention the name of the academic institution]. Becoming a highly successful ombudsman and helping people with their problems is my ultimate goal in life.

I served as a municipal ombudsman at [mention the name of the organization] for [mention the number of years]. Being there, my main job responsibilities were managing complaints, investigating at or her own initiative, and spending a considerable amount of time informing citizens about the appropriate procedures and rules in relation to the complaints. I made sure that my work is appreciated by one and all and the higher authorities did acknowledge my efforts and hard work.

Right from conflict resolution and great communication skills (both spoken as well as written) to strong listening and interpersonal skills, I have all that an efficient ombudsman should have. I am sure that as I continue working in this field, I will be able to gain even more abilities and will make the organization proud to have me on the team.

Please allow me to be a part of this organization so that I can do my best and add to its growth and development.

Thank you,


James Brown”

Sample 4:

“Dear Mr. or Mrs. or Ms. HR Manager,

[Mention the name of the organization] is known to be the best and hires only the best people to serve it. I believe I am the best to work as an ombudsman for it as I have all the desired documents and certificates to do successfully in this role. My go-getter attitude and determination to solve cases can prove to be beneficial for the organization.

I have achieved a [mention the name of the course certificate] from one of the most famed educational academies, [mention the name], after obtaining a [mention the degree] from [mention the name of the academic institution]. I stood first during my university days in the entire [mention the department] and made my educators proud of me.

Whether active listening or knowledge of the laws and regulations of the [mention the industry type], I have all to call myself an able ombudsman. In addition, I am determined to achieve even more abilities so that I can prove myself to be the biggest asset to the organization.

As I performed at [mention the name of the organization] as an ombudsman for [mention the time period], I fulfilled all the duties and responsibilities assigned to me with perfection. I enquired and investigated complaints made by the citizens against abuse of administrative inefficiency, maladministration, and discretionary power. Being able to bring justice always, I am proud to have done my job with all sincerity.

Kindly consider me for this designation, and I will ensure to make a significant contribution to the growth and development of the organization.

Thank you so much for considering me. I hope to get a positive response from you soon.


James Brown

[Handwriting signature]

[Mention the contact details]”

Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I express my interest in a job?

“Dear [Name], With the utmost enthusiasm, I would like to express my interest in the [position title] position at [Company]. My interest in [field, industry, or other themes] has taken me from [experience] to [experience].”

How do you say you have no experience but are willing to learn?

Example: “I am interested in an entry-level position. I know I have much to learn, and I’m looking for an opportunity that will let me build a solid professional foundation.”

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