Pet Therapy Teams Needed! Dog loving hospice patients would love a visit from you!


(40.499912,-74.51669)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

380 Demott Lane(as well as patient's homes in SomersetMiddlesex, Monmouth and Union counties)Somerset, NJ 08873

To care for our terminally ill neighbors, friends and family with compassion and state-of-the art pain and symptom control.

About

Stein Hospice provides expert comfort care at home and in facilities to patients who are in the last few months or weeks of their lives. Comfort includes supporting the patient with the things they love, whether music, flowers, art, good conversation or simple volunteer compansionship. Right now Stein Hospice is looking for pet therapy trained dog and owner teams who are willing to learn about hospice and visit our patients at home and/or in facilities. Please contact us to learn more about the good work you can do and the smiles you can bring to a homebound, bedbound or chairbound patient.

Skills

  • English
  • People Skills
  • Elder care
  • Animal Therapy
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1/2-1 hr/wk; depending on dog's ability
  • Pet Therapy Certification; health records for dog and owner.

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