You and your dog can make a terminally ill adult or child's day!


(38.691113,-90.349846)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

1935 Belt Way DriveSt. Louis, MO 63114
Williamina
Our patients love Williamina, one of our pet therapy dogs.

About

BJC Hospice is seeking volunteers with certified pet therapy dogs to brighten the day of hospice patients. Pet therapy volunteers visit patients in residences or nursing homes in their community, or they can visit patients at Evelyn’s House, our new hospice house in Creve Coeur.

Dogs must have pet therapy certification, and up-to-date vaccination records will need to be kept on file. The human half of the team will attend a comprehensive orientation for new volunteers. Volunteers will be able to set their own schedule for visits.

To learn more about this opportunity, call Volunteer Coordinator Mary Lindsley at 314-953-1671, or email hospicevolunteer@bjc.org.

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Visits are often 1-2 hours, 2 to 3 times a month

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