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Pet Therapy Volunteers

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Skirball Hospice

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 16 people are interested

Do you have a dog or cat or other pet that you'd love to bring on supportive visits?

You can make a difference in the life of someone in 1-2 hrs/week!!

We would love to work with you. Skirball Hospice is expanding it's Pet Therapy program

We are looking for pet owners who can make visits with their animal friends to our hospice patients.

As a program of the Los Angeles Jewish Home we care for people in the Greater Los Angeles, San Fernando and San Gabriel Valleys and at the Jewish Home in Reseda, CA.

Pets can be certified as trained for visits through a number of approved agencies. Volunteers are trained in the philosophy and approach to Compassionate Hospice Care. Assignments of pets with their owners are made according to your schedule and geographical preferences. On-going support and education is provided!

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About Skirball Hospice

Location:

6345 Balboa Blvd., Building I, Suite 315, Encino, CA 91316, US

Mission Statement

Skirball Hospice provides high quality, compassionate care to patients, enabling them to approach the end of their lives with dignity and comfort among people they know and love.

Description

Make A Difference ! If you have a passion for working with patients and their families join our team and contribute to the care and comfort of a person at the end of life. Skirball Hospice is steeped in Jewish values and traditions while honoring all faiths and cultures. We create a supportive environment for the patient and family to minister to their needs during this time of transition.

Animals
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6345 Balboa Blvd Suite 315 (Headquarters)Encino, CA 91316

(34.1639,-118.515)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Relationship Building
  • Patient Care
  • Animal Therapy

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible
  • background check, physical, TB test, pet screened by veterarian

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