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ORGANIZATION: Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • 69 people are interested

Volunteers and their 4-legged companions are needed to make friendly visits to our nation's heroes at the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dogs must be certified through an accredited organization, but not limited to Therapy Dogs International, Pals for Life, etc. Volunteers will need to complete a volunteer application, background check, interview, and orientation as well as provide up-to-date records for their dog.

This is a great opportunity to come in, visit the men and women who have served our country, and see them smile with your furry friends.

Days and hours are flexible. We know the dogs can handle about one (1) hour for a visit. Your time will be worth it.

Website: https://www.philadelphia.va.gov/giving/index.asp
Download volunteer application: https://www.philadelphia.va.gov/downloads/VAVS_Application.pdf Download verification form for ID: https://www.philadelphia.va.gov/downloads/VA0711_HIGHLIGHTED.pdf

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About Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Veterans Affairs Medical Center


Voluntary Service (135), 3900 Woodland Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide high quality health care and social services to veterans while maintaining the highest level of professional and ethical standards. We strive for excellence in teaching an research to conqur disease and improve the quality or life of the veterans. Volunteering at VA is a great opportunity to give back to the men and women who served and continue to serve our country. They are America's heroes.


Located in the University City area, Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center is a tertiary care, general medical, surgical an psychiatric facility that includes a 135-bed hospital and a 120-bed Community Living Center (nursing home).


Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Health & Medicine, Veterans & Military Families


We'll work with your schedule.


Voluntary Service (135)University & Woodland AvenuesPhiladelphia, PA 19104



  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour a week
  • TB skin test, records for canine friend, interview/information session

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