Pet Visit Volunteers


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Stark, Summit, Portage and Medina CountiesNorth Canton, OH 44720

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About

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 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

Skills

  • Massage Therapy
  • Music Therapy
  • Elder care
  • Administrative Support
  • Animal Therapy
  • Bereavement Support

Good Match For

People 55+

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

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