Volunteer With Your Pet! (Fort Wayne, IN)
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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.
We'll work with your schedule.
Fort Wayne Metro AreaFort Wayne, IN 46805
- People Skills
- Animal Therapy
- Relationship Building
- Hospice Care
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- 2-4 hours per month minimum