50 people are interested
The Pet Therapy Volunteer will serve as a team (owner and dog) visiting pre-selected patient areas to provide comfort and promote healing and recovery.Dogs must have completed a certified pet therapy training program, approved by PIH Health and successfully complete a physical and behavioral screening by a certified veterinarian.
About PIH Health Hospital
12401 Washington Blvd, Whittier, CA 90602, US
PIH Health, a not-for-profit regional hospital and health center, delivers healthcare services to southeastern Los Angeles County and portions of the San Gabriel Valley and Orange County. PIH Health provides high quality health care without discrimination, demonstrating compassion, respect, and dignity in caring for all patients. Recognizing its charitable mission, the hospital's efforts are directed toward contributing to the health and well-being of its communities in an ethical and a fiscally prudent manner. PIH Health is committed to building a mutually supportive healthcare team-consisting of board members, medical staff, employees and volunteers. This team is dedicated to maintaining a modern facility staffed by highly skilled personnel and to offering specialized centers of excellence, research opportunities, education, and community healthcare programs.
Volunteer Services is currently seeking adult and student volunteers. We currently have 3 categories of volunteers: High School, at least 16 years old and a Sophomore, College and Adults, adults, primarily not in school. When applying, please indicate which category you are.
We'll work with your schedule.
11500 Brookshire Ave.Downey, CA 90241
- People Skills
- Animal Therapy
- Critical Thinking
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- The time committment is flexible.
- Interview, Orientation, TB Test, Background Check, Pet Therapy Certification, vet Clearance