Is your Pet Loving and Patient With People? Volunteer with Us!


(44.45554,-87.995674)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

2633 Development DrSuite 10Green Bay, WI 54311
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About

Aseracare Hospice is seeking available volunteers who specialize in sharing their trained pet with persons who are ill or lonely. Volunteers function as companion volunteers with the specialty focus on encouraging and enhancing patient interactions with their certified pet. There may be only one visit, but often additional or on-going pet companion visits are requested.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Attendance at all required sessions of Direct Volunteer Training/Orientation, including specific training discussing use of pets in patient care in various settings, as well as pertinent hospice policies and procedures.

  • Pet must be certified for visits by a certified Pet Therapy Program, comparable to those listed on the American Kennel Club’s website. .

  • Volunteer Coordinator will conduct 2-3 supervisory visits with volunteer and pet before they make unsupervised visits.

  • Acceptance of supervision and direction from appropriate team members as is applicable to this program.

  • Agreement with hospice philosophy.

  • Maintenance of appropriate boundaries and confidentiality.

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Animal Therapy
  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least one year

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