Pet Therapy Volunteer Team

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Chester County Hospital

  • 10 people are interested

Volunteers with their therapy dogs visit hospital patients providing a time of conversation, comfort and diversion. Pets must have Canine Good Citizen certificate and Therapeutic Dogs International (TDI) or similar pet therapy certification with up to date vaccines and health checks. Certification costs can reimbursed if certain criteria are meet.

Hospital experience is not necessary but owner and pet must feel comfortable in a health care setting.

Owners receive TB screening, flu shot and criminal back ground check which is offered at no cost to the volunteer. Volunteers enjoy free valet parking or self parking. Volunteer jackets are purchased through the volunteer services department for $22.


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About Chester County Hospital

Location:

701 E. Marshall Street, West Chester, PA 19380, US

Mission Statement

Chester County Hospital will be recognized as the leading provider of care in the region and a national model for quality, service excellence and fiscal streardship.

Description

Chester County Hospital, part of Penn Medicine is a 230 plus bed community based, non profit hospital offering a full range of medical/surgical services as well as many specialized health and wellness programs.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

701 E. Marshall StreetWest Chester, PA 19380

(39.97189,-75.60226)
 

SKILLS

  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 - 2 hours/week
  • Pets - TDI certification, Owners - TB screening, flu shot (in season)

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