24 people are interested
Seeking Certified Pet Therapy Volunteers in Twin Cities Area
ORGANIZATION: Brighton Hospice
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24 people are interested
Help enrich someone's last moments by becoming a Hospice Volunteer!
Brighton Hospice is guided by our commitment to excellence to provide patient centered care.
Brighton Hospice MN is seeking compassionate individuals throughout the Twin Cities Metro Area.
Brighton Hospice is seeking compassionate pet therapy volunteers to make weekly/bi-weekly visits to our hospice patients. Certified Therapy Pets can provide a healing presence to our end-of-life patients by reducing stress and anxiety and increasing feelings of joy, warmth, and connection. Our patients live in facilities and in private homes throughout the Twin Cities Metro Area and beyond.
*All pet companions must be pet therapy certified and have up-to-date immunizations and health records.
If you are interested in sharing your gift of time with our patients, please reach out and a Volunteer Coordinator will be in touch to discuss the volunteer opportunities available in your area in more detail. You can also find us on the web at www.brightonhospice.com.
About Brighton Hospice
4500 Park Glen Road, Suite 475, St Louis Park, MN 55416, US
Our mission at Brighton Hospice is to provide the best physical, emotional, and spiritual care for our patients and their families. We achieve our mission by hiring the most compassionate and skilled people in the industry who deliver clinical expertise and exceed our patient's expectations. We cultivate an environment where our team members are valued, respected, and provided personal and professional growth opportunities. Our leaders focus on supporting the clinical team so they can concentrate on patient care. We are always guided by our commitment to excellence.
Hospice is designed to provide comfort and support to patients, so they may live out the last phase of their lives with dignity in a familiar setting. The goal of hospice care is to improve the quality of a patient’s last months by offering comfort, dignity and care in a familiar setting, whether that be in the patient’s own home, assisted living, or skilled nursing facility. Brighton Hospice recognizes that the dying process is a part of the normal process of living and focuses on enhancing the quality of remaining life. Our team is made up of our Medical Director, Director of Nursing, nurse case managers, hospice aides, social worker, chaplain, a dietitian, volunteers, and a stellar support team. We are able to provide many levels of care for hospice, including: Routine Home Care, General Inpatient Care, Respite Care, and Continuous Care. Brighton Hospice will provide you and your family with the quality care you deserve.
North MetroPlymouth, MN 55303
November 6, 2023
- Animal Therapy
- Elder care
- Hospice Care
- People Skills
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Flexible/ About 2-4 hours a month.
- All Pets must have completed certification program and be current on all vaccinations. Cleared MN Background Check, 12 hours of training, negative TB test, completed Covid Vaccinations, if unvaccinated approved exemption with weekly covid testing.