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Love Dogs? Animal Assisted Therapy Volunteers needed

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EvergreenHealth

  • 32 people are interested

Volunteers who own a dog that has completed certification from Pet Partners, Reading with Rover or Project Canine, are needed. Handlers and their dog will visit patients in EvergreenHealth in Kirkland. Patients are in rehab, or maternity or other patient floors and usually have a short visit with the dog.

Animal Assisted Therapy Volunteers are members of the EvergreenHealth Volunteer Program and volunteer under the supervision of the volunteer coordinator/s. The Evergreen Animal Assisted Therapy Program works with teams of registered animals, trained volunteers, and staff to offer gentle touch and compassionate care to EvergreenHealth patients and their families. Volunteer handlers have additional responsibilities of keeping personal cleanliness while visiting patients.

Dogs must be in compliance with certification protocols.

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About EvergreenHealth

Location:

12040 NE 128th St, Volunteer Services, Kirkland, WA 98034, US

Mission Statement

EvergreenHealth will advance the health of the community it serves through our dedication to high quality, safe, compassionate and cost-effective health care.

Description

EvergreenHealth is a community-based health care organization serving more that 400,000 people throughout northern King and southern Snohomish counties in Washington state. Volunteers are needed to serve in the hospital and in the hospice program.

Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

12040 NE 128th StVolunteer ServicesKirkland, WA 98034

(47.71561,-122.17854)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Therapy

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 shift per week for a 6 month commitment
  • animal certification required

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