Pet Visits with Hospice Patients in West Chester, PA


(39.956676,-75.60003)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

The Hickman400 N. Walnut StreetWest Chester, PA 19382

Bring your well-manner pet to visit our hospice patients in their homes or facilities where they live.

About

Share your pet and be a friendly companion

  • Visit patients in facilities in an area near your school or home
  • Bring your calm, well-behaved pet to visit with patients
  • Contribute to our patients’ quality of life just by being there and sharing your pet

How can you benefit by being a volunteer?

  • Increase meaning and purpose in your life
  • Volunteer with your pet
  • Develop interpersonal skills
  • Feel pride in making an impact
  • Be appreciated
  • Volunteering can add years to your life.
    • A study of 10,000 people, published in the journal Health Psychology found that those who regularly volunteer are less likely to die than non-volunteers. And people who give back for the "right" reasons (e.g., to help other, not to feel better about themselves) stay alive the longest.

We offer you:

  • FREE TB test
  • Extremely flexible assignments
  • Convenient FREE training that fits your schedule

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Animal Therapy
  • Hospice Care
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week
  • Driving to where the patient resides

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