Pet Therapy Volunteers - Paws of Love Program

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Kaiser Permanente LAMC

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We are looking for certified therapy dog teams to come and visit our patients and staff on a weekly basis. These volunteers must be:

a. Certified by a Therapy Dog Agency such as Love on a Leash, Therapy Dogs International, AKC Therapy Dogs Program.

b. Pet Teams will commit to visiting a minimum of 2 hours (1x per week).

c. Dogs must be assessed by our Love on a Leash Team lead to ensure they are hospital ready.

Looking for friendly teams that want to make our patients both young and old smile and provide healing through pets. These volunteers will also assist with Patient Mobilization by allowing members to walk with the dog team as they gain their mobility.

Shift Availability: 7 Days a Week Shifts: Between 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM

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About Kaiser Permanente LAMC

Location:

4867 Sunset Blvd, Volunteer Services Department, Los Angeles, CA 90027, US

Mission Statement

The Volunteer Services Department at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center has been established to develop and maintain a caring, compassionate and efficient volunteer staff who offers an extra dimension of care and services to our members, their families without replacing any paid position through the Medical Center campus.

Description

The Los Angeles Medical Center Volunteer department consists of over 800 volunteers, donating over hours in 40 different areas of the hospital, mostly in patient care areas. Kaiser LAMC Is the Teritiary Center for all of the So. Cal Kaisers, our specialties include our Heart Center, our Stroke Center, our Neuro Center and many more. We also are one of three Pediatric Specialty Care Centers for Kaiser Permanente So Cal.

Our volunteers experience a high level opportunity to interact with our members whether it be at the front desk greeting and checking in our members or as a Care Partner up on the nursing units.

Our volunteers get first hand experience interacting with hour physcians, nurses and other healthcare professionals, who are invested in growing the next generation of healthcare providers.

Steps to become a Volunteer

A commitment of 200 hours per years served our patients needs best. Prior to applying to be a volunteer, please ensure that you can help out for the entire 200 hours required.

To obtain an application please copy and paste the following URL and submit to the volunteer office: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=2054278339

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4867 Sunset BlvdLos Angeles, CA 90027

(34.09834,-118.29459)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Therapy
  • Healthcare
  • Nursing

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 2 hours shift 1x per week
  • Must Be Certified by National Pet Therapy Association

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