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Pet Therapy Volunteers - Paws of Love Program

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ORGANIZATION: Kaiser Permanente LAMC

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 59 people are interested

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, Pet Partners or Alliance Therapy Dogs

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

Requirement for volunteering at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

  • Covid vaccine with proof of booster
  • Must live in the Los Angeles Area
  • Have a valid social security number.
    • Kaiser runs a background check on all volunteers.
  • If accepted to the program, must attend:
    • Virtual Orientation
    • Complete our health screening process.
      • process may take up to 3 to 4 weeks for clearance after interviews.
  • Commit to a fixed weekly 4-hour schedule.
  • Commit to the programs one-year commitment.

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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 was established to develop and maintain a caring, compassionate and efficient volunteer staff who offer an extra dimension of care and services to our members and their families without replacing any paid positions throughout the Medical Center campus.

Description

The Los Angeles Medical Center (LAMC) Volunteer Services Department consists of over 800 volunteers, donating thousands of hours in 40 different areas of the hospital, mostly in patient care areas. Kaiser LAMC is the Tertiary Center for all of the So. Cal Kaisers, our specialties include the Heart Center, Stroke Center, 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 Silver Angel in the nursing units.

Requirement for volunteering at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

  • Covid vaccine with proof of booster
  • Must live in the Los Angeles Area
  • Have a valid social security number.
    • Kaiser runs a background check on all volunteers.
  • If accepted to the program, must attend:
    • Virtual Orientation
  • Complete our health screening process.
    • process may take up to 3 to 4 weeks for clearance after interviews.
  • Commit to a fixed weekly 4-hour schedule.
  • Commit to the programs one-year commitment.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families
Animals, Health & Medicine, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4867 Sunset BlvdLos Angeles, CA 90027

(34.09893,-118.29409)
 

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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