If you are 18 years old and are willing to give 3 hours a month to volunteer with your certified therapy pet Kindred wants you! Kindred Hospice is looking for pet owners who would like to share the joy of their pet with patients who have a terminal illnesses. Most agree the unconditional love of an animal can warm a heart and inspire the spirit. We are interested in having volunteers share that love with our patients. Pets must be pet therapy graduates, up to date on shots, and be able to prove both. We will work with your schedule! Please call or e-mail for more information. If you need more info regarding how to have your dog certified, please email me and I can get you the information. In order to volunteer and visit patients, you must have your own dog who is certified through West Michigan Therapy Dogs, Bright and Beautiful Therapy dogs, or Therapy Dogs International, or other similar certifying body.
Mission: To provide compassionate hospice care to those we serve during the end of life's journey through our commitment to clinical excellence and uncompromising service.
For over 40 years we have provided compassionate care to those we serve during the end of life's journey. As a leader in hospice care our dedicated staff feel called to support our patients. Our spiritual care staff work with many local faith organizations to deliver spiritually oriented hospice care to patients of all faiths.
Our interdisciplinary team includes medical professionals, social workers, spiritual care and bereavement professionals. Our dedicated volunteers provide companionship, pet and music therapy, personalized notes and reflection pages as well as special event support.
Health & Medicine
We'll work with your schedule.
Kent & Surrounding Counties in MIGrand Rapids, MI49519
October 2, 2020
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
All hospice volunteers are required by State of Michigan to have a background check an