Pet Visit Volunteers and their four-legged friends are the life of the party. The fact is, Hospice pet visits are crucial to a patient’s outlook on life. When you bring your certified pet to visit with a hospice patient, you give them an opportunity to experience comfort and joy.
Duties include: Visiting with patients with a credentialed therapy animal.
Apply Here: http://www.abshospicefoundation.org/volunteer
ABOUT THE PROGRAM:
Hospice volunteers are a crucial part of the hospice experience and are valued by patients and families for the personal touch they bring to an emotional process.
By becoming a hospice volunteer, you experience the personal fulfillment of impacting another person's life at a critical time. Hospice volunteers report feeling that they are making a contribution to the community and doing a service they would hope others would do for them in their time of need.
Volunteers help hospice patients in a variety of ways.
- They can provide support to patients and families
- Veteran support
- Bereavement support to families
- Reiki, yoga, healing arts
- Pet Therapy- must be a certified therapy team
- Share their talents- music and crafting
- Lend support in our administrative office
We have opportunities available throughout Northeast Ohio that include: Massillon, Canton, Alliance, Wadsworth, Medina, Beachwood, Mentor, and Willoughby.
Time Commitment: Even if you have just one hour a month to share please consider joining Absolute Hospice and help us provide comfort, care, and compassion to those we serve during their final season of life.
Apply Here: http://www.absolutehospicefoundation.org/volunteer
- Massage Therapy
- Music Therapy
- Elder care
- Administrative Support
- Animal Therapy
- Bereavement Support
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- We ask for a minimum of 1 hour a month.
- TB test required