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Great Lakes Caring Hospice-South Bend

Make a real difference in someone’s life!Great Lakes Caring Hospice, a leading care provider in the Midwest, is looking for compassionate volunteers willing to donate their time to provide exceptional end-of-life care to local hospice patients and their families.

Great Lakes Caring Hospice is looking for Pet Therapy Volunteers (handlers with dogs only). A visit from a therapy dog can be so beneficial. Terminally ill patients enjoy the extra attention and unconditional love they feel from a four-legged companion. In order to volunteer and visit patients, you must have your own dog who is already certified through Therapy Dogs International, West Michigan Therapy Dogs, Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs.

Volunteer must have his/her own certified Therapy Dog. Handler must be able to provide dog’s health record (current DHLPP, Bordetella, Rabies, and fecal test), therapy certification and certified of liability insurance policy.

Hours are very flexible, weekdays, evenings or weekends. Typically we as that you visit your assigned patient 1-2 hours per week or offer 1-2 hours per week or work in the office.

For more information, contact Patti @ 574-377-4063 or email to pfortier@greatlakescaring.com

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Animals Health & Medicine Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Fort Wayne metro areaFort Wayne, IN 46801

(41.07,-85.14)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 2-4 hours per month

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