Community Pet Therapy Volunteer

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Hospice Care Network

Do you have a Certified Pet Therapy Dog? Are you interested in bringing smiles to patients and families? We could use your help! Hospice Care Network serves people facing life limiting illnesses. Opportunities are available to serve throughout Queens, Nassau and Suffolk. Please contact us if interested.

Our basic requirements are a minimum commitment of one year, the ability to provide 2-4 Pet Therapy visits per month and medical clearance. An orientation to Hospice Care Network and ongoing support and mentorship will be provided. Current pet therapy certification and pet health clearance will be required. Interested candidates may apply directly by visiting our website, www.hospicecarenetwork.org, selecting the Volunteer tab and completing an online application. To request an application by mail or email, please call 516-224-6416 or send an email to sthorne@hospicecarenetwork.org. Please consider joining us...volunteers are the heart of Hospice!

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About Hospice Care Network

Location:

99 Sunnyside Blvd., Woodbury, NY 11797, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to enable persons to live with peace and dignity in a caring environment during the final stages of life by offering care and comfort both to them and to those with whom they share their lives.

Description

We develop and provide individualized programs of care and supportive services during dying, death and bereavement that enhance quality of life by adressing physical, emotional, spiritual and social needs. Emphasis is placed on pain and symptom management.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Throughout QueensFresh Meadows, NY 11365

(40.7387,-73.7922)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • Animal Therapy
  • Relationship Building
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per month
  • Certified Pet Therapy Dog

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