IOA Resources List

Find What You Are Looking for

IOA Member Center:
Member-only resources, networking, directories, and access to your member profile.

Job Board:
Post or find an ombuds position.

News & Press Releases:
Read the latest updates from the association.

The Independent Voice, IOA's Blog
Hear from members and catch up on the latest news.

IOA Standards of Practice & Code of Ethics:
Review the documents in 12 different languages.

Journal of the IOA:
Read peer-reviewed scholarly articles and information relevant to the ombuds profession.

Mentoring Program:
Become a mentor to share your knowledge or request to be a mentee. 

Resources to Provide Ombuds Services:
Key resources to help ombuds practitioners establish, conduct, assess, and continually improve their office’s ability to provide high-quality professional services.

Resources to Promote the Ombuds Role:
Key resources to help ombuds and our allies promote, explain, and advocate for the ombuds role. 

Resources to Protect the Ombuds Profession:
Key resources to help address real or potential challenges to an organizational ombuds’ ability to work to the highest possible professional standards. 

Ombuds Related Groups & Organizations:
View a list of other ombuds-focused groups and organizations.

IOA Ombuds Program
Contact IOA's own ombuds who serves as an independent, neutral, off-the-record, and confidential resource for members of the IOA community to discuss any concerns you may have regarding your practice, the profession, IOA, or other related issues and concerns.