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Aegis Hospice is looking for Pet Therapy Volunteers!

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ORGANIZATION: Aegis Homecare and Hospice

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Aegis

Aegis Hospice is looking for Pet Therapy Volunteers and Animal Assisted Volunteers to join our growing volunteer program.

We have volunteer opportunities all over the Phoenix area!

Pet Therapy Volunteers visit patients in private homes, group homes, and long-term care facilities, once a week or twice per month. Hospice volunteering is a rewarding experience, and you may volunteer as little or often as you like.

To volunteer for Aegis Hospice, animals and handlers must be certified in Pet Therapy through Pet Partners, Alliance of Therapy Dogs, American Kennel Club, or a similar certifying agency. Therapy dogs need to be at least 1 year old. Basic obedience, veterinary screening, and interview are required. Human volunteers must also complete volunteer training and orientation.

Aegis will provide training before volunteer placement. Our training prepares all volunteers for the challenges of working with patients their caregivers, and families. Topics include listening skills, grief and loss, the medical aspects of end-of-life, and the psychosocial and spiritual aspects of care.

Volunteers must be at least 18 years old. A background check is required, along with a current negative TB screening. A current CPR certification is also needed.

Contact us at your convenience! MyAegis.com/Volunteer

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About Aegis Homecare and Hospice

Location:

7227 E. Baseline Rd, Suite 129, Mesa, AZ 85209, US

Mission Statement

Aegis is committed to our mission that all patients and families entrusted to our care will be treated with the highest level of compassion, respect, and quality of care. We believe our mission is to enrich every life we encounter, from our employees to our patients and those who love and care for them.

Description

We are your trusted local expert, offering medical and non-medical home care, advanced illness management, palliative, and hospice care.

Everything we do is delivered with care. We are grateful for the trust you put in us and are passionate about the difference we make in your lives. These moments touch the lives of our patients and our employees, and they guide the way we run our business. These moments inspire, change and encourage us.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Animals, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

7227 E. Baseline RdMesa, AZ 85209

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Animal Therapy
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once per week, twice per month, or once per month
  • Must obtain a CPR certification, have a negative TB test, and complete a background check.

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