Make a 'Dog-Gone' Difference in Hospice Patients' Lives


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Multiple locations in the Stockton/Lathrop areaLathrop, CA 95330

About

VITAS invites friendly and well-behaved pets (not just dogs!) to join the Paw Pals SM program, in which animals and their humans learn how to visit patients at the end of life. A registered VITAS Paw Pals SM visitor can offer comfort, bring back memories, encourage activity and provide unconditional love to VITAS patients. Your visits leave behind memories of you and your pet, and rekindle thoughts of other pets. All kinds of pets are invited to join VITAS’ Paw Pals Club.

Pet visits can sometimes reach a patient when no one else can. Our Paw Pals SM brightens the day for everyone when they visit.

Paw Pals SM must be well-groomed, at least one- year old, and have up-to-date health records.


For more information about VITAS visit VITAS.com.

Skills

  • Patient Care
  • People Skills
  • Bilingual
  • Animal Therapy
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per week
  • Minimum six month commitment
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