Calhoun Co. - Become a Pet Therapy Volunteer

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Elara Caring

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Make a real difference in someone's life!

Great Lakes Caring Hospice, a leading care provider in the Midwest, is looking for compassionate volunteers willing to donate their time to provide exceptional end-of-life care to local hospice patients and their families.

Great Lakes Caring Hospice is looking for Pet Therapy volunteers (handlers with dogs only). A visit from a therapy dog can be so beneficial. Terminally ill patients enjoy the extra attention and unconditional love they feel from a four-legged companion. In order to volunteer and visit patients, you must have your own dog who is already certified through Therapy Dogs International, West Michigan Therapy Dogs or Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs.

Hours are very flexible, weekdays, evenings or weekends. Dog/Handler teams typically visit patients 1-2 times per month.

For more information, contact Dana @ 800-379-1600 ext. 3221 or dperrin@GreatLakesCaring.com

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About Elara Caring

Location:

6120 Stadium Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49009, US

Mission Statement

Right Care, Right Time, Right Place

Description

Elara Caring is one of the nation’s largest providers of home-based
care, with a footprint in the Northeast, Midwest and South. Elara brings together three awardwinning organizations - Great Lakes Caring, National Home Health Care, and Jordan Health
Services - into one transformational company, which provides the highest-quality
comprehensive care continuum of personal care, skilled home health, hospice care and
behavioral health.
Elara Caring leads patients through the post-acute care journey by providing the appropriate
level of care, delivered wherever our patients call home. The company’s intimate understanding
of its patients’ needs allows it to apply proprietary platforms to deliver proactive, customized
care that improves quality of life and keeps patients in their homes.
The company, comprised of 35,000 caregivers serving over 60,000 patients and their families
daily, in 225 locations across 16 states, is focused on providing patients with the right care, at
the right time, in the right place.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Various Calhoun County Area LocationsBattle Creek, MI 49015

(42.27438,-85.21013)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Therapy
  • Animal Care / Handling

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Six Months Preferred
  • Volunteer must have their own dog for Pet Therapy

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