Looking for Certified Pet Therapy Dogs for Lowell General Hospital
1 person is interested
Lowell General Hospital is looking to expand their Pet Therapy Volunteer Program!
We are looking for help from our certified four legged friends and their wonderful owners to join our team!
Certified Volunteer Pet Therapy dogs visit our patients in numerous settings within our Oncology Units. They offer affection, cheer, stress relief and comfort to all ages.
We are currently looking for certified pet therapy dogs who are certified through Pet Partners or an organization with similar criteria. Requirements include:
1. Have pet therapy certification through Pet Partners or similar organization
2. Provide proof of current vaccinations for pet
3. Handler must go through hospital clearance which includes proof of immunizations, current flu shot and criminal background check.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Lowell General Hospital
295 Varnum Ave., Lowell, MA 01854, US
The Volunteer Services Department of Lowell General Hospital is committed to complementing hospital staff in being responsive to the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients while at the same time respecting the dignity, cultural diversity and individuality of all volunteers. The mission of the Volunteer Services Department is to provide the highest quality of volunteer services in support of the overall mission of Lowell General Hospital, "Patients First in Everything We Do."
Lowell General Hospital is an acute-care general hospital with Maternity, Pediatric, Emergency Services, and offering, in addition, Psychiatric, Cancer Care, and Rehabilitation Services.
We'll work with your schedule.
295 Varnum Avelowell, MA 01854
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Volunteers must commit to Pet Therapy visits a minimum of one time per week.