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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

24 Hospital Avenue6 SouthDanbury, CT 06810


About

OBJECTIVE:

To provide comfort, smiles, and a sense of well-being to patients, simultaneously providing the same for staff and visitors.

MAJOR TASKS:

Dogs are to be escorted on leash by owner/handler to designated areas of the hospital under the direction of the Manager of Volunteer Services or designee.

DAYS & TIMES NEEDED: Sunday thru Monday daytime and/or evening

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must have attended a volunteer orientation and be knowledge of and adhere to hospital policies concerning confidentiality in relation to patients, physicians, and other staff members.

TRAINING:

Dog must be certified by Delta Society, Good Dog Foundation, or Therapy Dogs International prior to being on premise. Dogs will also need to pass an on-site inspection of behavior conducted by the Manager of Volunteer Services.

SUPERVISOR: Manager, Volunteer Services

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Relationship Building
  • Patient Care

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Minimum of six months

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