Pet Therapy Volunteers

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Hospice of the Chesapeake

Pet therapy is proven to reduce pain, anxiety, and depression. It provides a unique layer of support for our patients and their families that lead to smiles, laugher, and an increase in positive feelings.

We need dedicated and compassionate volunteers to join our robust Healing Arts Program with their four-legged, Canine Companions to visit our patients and their family members.

If your dog is not certified, but you would like to get them certified, please contact us for information on how to do so. All dogs must be certified prior to working with patients.

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About Hospice of the Chesapeake

Location:

John & Cathy Belcher Campus, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD 21122, US

Mission Statement

Hospice of the Chesapeake improves the quality of life for those in our communities experiencing advanced illness or bereavement through hospice and other palliative care, compassionate support and education.

Description

Hospice of the Chesapeake is a non-profit, community based, Medicare certified and JCAHO accredited agency that serves Anne Arundel and Prince Georges Counties, Maryland.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

9500 Medical Center DriveLargo, MD 20774

(38.90406,-76.84076)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Therapy
  • Patient Care
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Most Pet Therapy visits last about 20 - 30 minutes.
  • Pets must be certified prior to volunteering. Give me a call and I will provide you with additional information.

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