Pet Therapy Volunteers


(34.186382,-118.50166)
 

Cause Areas

When

Fri May 26, 2017 - Mon Nov 27, 2017

Where

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

About

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 georgraphical preferences. On-goign support and education is provided!

Skills

  • Hospice Care
  • Relationship Building
  • Patient Care

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible
  • background check, physical, TB test, pet screened by veterarian

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