Certified Pet Therapy dogs needed to provide visits to hospice patients in Raleigh/Durham area

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Heartland Hospice

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Certified Therapy Dogs needed in the Raleigh/ Durham area to provide friendly pet visits to hospice patients. If you would like to share your dog with hospice patients to make a difference in their final stages of life, Heartland Hospice would love to have you volunteer with us!

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About Heartland Hospice

Location:

4505 Falls of Neuse Rd., Suite 650, Raleigh, NC 27609, US

Mission Statement

At Heartland Hospice we promise... - to care for the mind, body, and spirit in a way that is comforting and compassionate - to be the difference in our customer's day, working to make every connection a personal one and creating memorable moments that define their Heartland experience - to discover what is important to our customers, respect their choices, and customize our services specifically to meet their needs - to be leaders in care delivery, corporate responsibility, and community action

Description

Our Volunteers are the hearts of Heartland Hospice. No task is too big or too small. A skilled team of staff and volunteers cater to the control of medical, social, psychological, and spiritual symptoms of our patients and families living with a terminal illness. Volunteers bring comfort to patients and their families through their work in various areas such as friendly visitor, caregiver relief sitting, special projects, bereavement, pet therapy, cosmetology, vigil, and memory catchers. There are volunteer opportunities to comfort, attend to, share a laugh, reassure, do something creative, treasure a memory, or spend quite time at a patent's bedside - just being there so a patient never feels alone. Volunteer work is varied. As a Heartland Hospice volunteer you can donate as much or as little of your time as you desire, we are flexible to meet your scheduling needs. Volunteers come specifically to Heartland Hospice for different reasons. Most volunteers express a desire to "give back" for a kindness they experienced within their lives.

You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you!

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4505 Falls of Neuse RoadSuite 650Raleigh, NC 27609

(35.84224,-78.6134)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • Animal Therapy

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4+ hours per month
  • Dog who is a certified pet therapy dog

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