The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
WHAT: We are looking for certified pet therapy teams to visit our hospice patients and families. Bring smiles, comfort and compassion to someone's day.
WHEN: Flexible; choose what works for you and your furbaby. Typically our pet therapy teams visit patients and families 2-4x/mo; depending on availability.
WHERE: Facilities (such as nursing homes and assisted livings) and private homes throughout the Twin Cities metro area. We especially need volunteers in and around Bloomington, Burnsville, Roseville, Moundsview, Woodbury, Savage and Plymouth.
HOW: Proof of current pet therapy certification along with our hospice volunteer training program.
INTERESTED? Apply online at www.fairview.org/hospicevolunteer or call 612-728-2455 and ask to speak to someone in the volunteer department.