Certified Animal Assisted Therapy Volunteers Needed


Cause Areas


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


7344 Magnolia Ave, suite 245Riverside, CA 92504
Ascend Hospice


Ascend Hospice is recruiting Volunteers for their Animal- Assisted Therapy Program. This is a wonderful way to bring love and comfort to patients in nursing homes, assisted living, and home settings. Let your certified pet help hospice patients better cope with their final journey. Significantly reduce anxiety, depression and fatigue just by allowing your pet to spend time with a patient in need of the emotional support a animal can provide.

If you and your certified pet would like to participate, we would love to have you be a part of our program. Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at:

1-800-675-0232 email: Deborah.king@ascendhealth.com

* All Pets must be certified and current with all their shots. No animal too big or too small to touch the hearts of our patients, families and staff!!!!


  • Literacy / Reading
  • Animal Therapy
  • Reading / Writing

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Are requested to provide a minimum of one year
  • Pet must have therapy certification.

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