Pet Enrichment Volunteers - We love pets!


(41.7946,-87.9768)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Hospice patients throughout theChicagoland area and suburbsWestmont, IL 60559


About

Is your pet a "Therapy Dog International" or "Pet Partner" registered animal? We would love to train you to visit hospice patients with your special pet who reside in nursing home/assisted living facilities within your area.

Pet therapy builds on the pre-existing human-animal bond. Interacting with a friendly pet can help release endorphons that produce a calming effect for our patients. Animals bring joy and comfort, and can help to relax those experiencing physical or mental issues .

Please consider Heartland Hospice as your Volunteer choice, and contact us today! We work with your schedule!

Skills

  • Hospice Care
  • Animal Therapy
  • Patient Care
  • Elder care
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Healthcare

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time commitment varies
  • 2 step TB test at our expense

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