Pet Therapy Volunteers - Kalamazoo Area

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Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan

Perry

Pet-therapy dogs offer a calming and loving distraction for clients and their families. At Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan we invite volunteers and their dogs to visit with our guest at the Adult Day Services program, visit clients and families at our hospice residences or meet one on one with hospice clients.

Opportunities for service are available throughout these counties: Kalamazoo, Van Buren, Cass, Calhoun, Barry,and Branch.

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About Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan

Location:

2255 W. Centre Ave, Portage, MI 49024, US

Mission Statement

Here for life - so the dying may live in comfort and with peace and dignity until the end. The staff and volunteers of Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan support individuals and their caregivers during chronic or terminal illness by providing individualized medical, emotional, spiritual and personal care. Since 1981, Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan has been supporting families and friends in this community.

Description

Volunteers often say that working for Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan is much more than a job, it's a mission. And we are all partners in making a difference in the lives of our clients and their families.

Won't you join us? Volunteering your time you will be making an important difference in the lives of our clients and their families. We are only able to fulfill our mission of compassionate care for people coping with serious illness, with dying, and with loss because of individuals like you.


WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2255 W. Centre AvenuePortage, MI 49024

(42.20051,-85.61562)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • Animal Therapy
  • Patient Care
  • Family Therapy

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 30 min. to 1 hour a visit

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