Pet Therapy (Volunteer)

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AseraCare

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We are looking to provide joy and companionship with pets. As a Pet Therapy Volunteer of AseraCare, you will assist in prividing one of the many alternative treatment programs used to help the care of patients with life limiting illnesses.

The AseraCare Pet Therapy Program has been around for more than 20 years. Trained volunteers will bring certified pets to visit patients and bring a sense of fulfillment as only animals can.

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Be a listening ear to stories
  • Provide brief relief to caregivers (i.e. running errands, grocery shopping)
  • Read to patients
  • Offer support to families after a passing

All Pet Therapy must:

  • Be at least one year old
  • Be certified through a proper organization (We can refer you)
  • Have all current vaccinations and pass a health screening by a veterinarian
  • Be cleaned and groomed before each visit
Volunteers are non-medical and do not feed or administer medication to patients.

Please contact Justin Kamimoto, Volunteer Coordinator, for more information.

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About AseraCare

Location:

650 W. Alluvial Avenue, Fresno, CA 93711, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is: to share our passion for improving quality of life through innovative healthcare, one person, one family and one community at a time.

Description

AseraCare is a hospice agency that provides care to patient in the end stages of life. We serve patients in their own homes, nursing homes or assisted living facilities.

We focus on serving the emotional, spiritual and physical needs of our team, patients and families with a sense of compassion, urgency and customer service. AseraCare is passionate about creating a culture that is dedicated to the alleviation of human suffering which finds expression through the ongoing gentle acts of kindness, sympathy and compassion. Volunteers at AseraCare will be a friend in someones end of life journey to ensure they are comfortable.

Animals
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

650 W. Alluvial AvenueFresno, CA 93711

(36.84497,-119.80436)
 

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Animal Therapy
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of one hour a month
  • PPD/TB Testing, Urinalysis/Drig Testing, Flu Shot

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