Pet Therapy Volunteers for Hospice Patient Visits


(32.810253,-117.132355)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

In our patient's homes throughout San Diego CountySan Diego, CA 92123
Pet Therapy

About

Salus Hospice is looking for pet therapy dogs and their wonderful owners to join our team. Pets must be certified as a pet therapy animal through the Delta Society, Therapy Dogs International, PAWS, Lend a Paw Program or any organization of this caliber who tests and certifies animals for pet therapy. You will be asked to provide proof that your animal has liability insurance and is up to date on vaccinations.

Our patient's are terminally ill and in their final stages of life. As a Hospice Volunteer you will be visiting patients in their own homes and at nursing facilities. You'll be assigned to a patient as close to your home as possible. Please join our team and make a difference!

Volunteer opportunities are located throughout San Diego, with a one-time training session required at our San Diego Office.

We will work with your schedule.

Requirements:

  • fill out all necessary paperwork for your file
  • attend a 4 hour training orientation
  • complete a background check
  • receive a TB test (unless you have had one in the past 6 months)

Skills

  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Music Therapy
  • Animal Therapy
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 Visits per month minimum
  • Dogs must be certified therapy dogs.

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