Pet Therapy Volunteer for Hospice Patients

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Heartland Hospice

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Volunteers Are The Heart of Hospice

Pet therapy has been proven to increase pain tolerance, reduce stress and lower blood pressure. Heartland Hospice is seeking compassionate individuals with Certified Therapy Pets (TDI - Therapy Dogs International or Pet Partners) to visit our hospice patients. Interacting with a friendly animal brings lots of joys and smiles to our patients. Please note you must provide your own pet.

Benefits to volunteering:

  • Flexible schedules - You are able to pick your own schedule and volunteer for as little or as often as you would like
  • Learn new skills
  • Meet new people
  • Make a difference
  • Rewarding - Gives more than it takes
  • Healthy for you - Long-term volunteers have longer lives, less disease and better overall health


We believe our mission is to enrich lives. That begins with every life we encounter: Our employees, our patients, and those who love and care for them, the communities in which we operate, our stakeholders and those who are yet to become our customers.

If you are interested in this opportunity please contact Teri Brown, Heartland Hospice Volunteer Coordinator
Phone 408-450-7850 or email Teri.Brown@hcr-manorcare.com

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About Heartland Hospice

Location:

2005 De La Cruz Blvd., suite 271, Santa Clara, CA 95050, US

Mission Statement

We believe our mission is to enrich lives. That begins with every life we encounter: Our employees, our patients, and those who love and care for them, the communities in which we operate, our stakeholders and those who are yet to become our customers.

Description

Heartland Hospice is made up of a dedicated team of Nurses, Home Health Aides, Spiritual Coordinators, Social Workers, Bereavement support, Medical Directors, office staff, and volunteers that desire to give a full circle of care to patients with advanced stage illnesses.

Volunteers are the most important component in helping the staff give a full circle of care to our clients. They can visit clients in their home or facility, give caregiver relief, make crafts and gifts items for the clients, office support, and much more...

Without volunteers our clients would lack in recieving the love and care they need during thier most difficult journey.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1575 Bayshore Highway, Suite 200Burlingame, CA 94010

(37.5989,-122.36752)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Relationship Building
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteer as little or as much as you want

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