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Nemours Children's Specialty Care

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Nemours Children's Specialty Care
You and your dog can brighten the day for our patients, families and staff! Care to Share!

Thank you for considering this exciting volunteer opportunity with your pet! In order to volunteer with this program, you and your pet should already be a registered therapy animal team.

ARE YOU A REGISTERED THERAPY ANIMAL TEAM?

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If no, please visit Therapy Animal Coalition’s website to learn how to get registered. http://therapyanimalcoalition.org/getting-started.html

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Our Outpatient Animal Assisted Activities Program brings smiles and delight to our patients and their families! Choose to visit one of our three locations in Jacksonville: Downtown, Jacksonville South (off of Old St. Augustine Road), and Fleming Island.

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About Nemours Children's Specialty Care

Location:

807 Children's Way, Jacksonville, FL 32207, US

Mission Statement

The Nemours Mission is "To provide leadership, institutions, and services to restore and improve the health of children through care and programs not readily available, with one high standard of quality and distinction regardless of the recipient's financial status." Our Vision, "Freedom from Disabling Conditions," is pursued through a strategic direction based on Core Values of Serve, Honor, Respect, Learn and Excel. Our Values We are committed to doing "whatever it takes" to insure our patient-families, visitors, colleagues and business partners experience a uniquely satisfying experience each time they interact with Nemours.

Description

Nemours, one of the nation's largest pediatric health systems, serves more than 250,000 children annually in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Florida. Nemours Children's Clinic in Jacksonville, located on the banks of the St. Johns River, serves children aged birth to 21 of every socio-economic status, race, ethnicity, gender, age, ability and language. Nemours Children's Clinic in Jacksonville serves children in northeast Florida, southeast Georgia and beyond with nearly 60 pediatric services, including pulmonology, oncology, orthopedics, ENT and more. The Clinic has well-established programs for children with cystic fibrosis, asthma, sickle cell, cancer and those who are dependent on ventilators. Nemours partners with Wolfson Children's Hospital, providing pediatric consultation.

Animals
Children & Youth
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

807 Children's WayJacksonville, FL 32207

(30.31334,-81.66283)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Therapy

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 2 visits per month
  • Current certification with a national pet therapy organization that provides liability insurance

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