We Need Pet Therapy Teams in South Brevard County, FL!

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Hospice of St. Francis

Do you have a friendly, loving dog that brings you great comfort and joy? If so would you and your fur buddy like to bring happiness to others? Hospice of St. Francis is in need of certified therapy dogs and owners to visit hospice patients residing in assisted living and skilled nursing facilities. A pet companion can improve the quality of one’s life by reducing anxiety, feelings of loneliness, and risk of depression. As a pet therapy volunteer you can expect to share laughs, smiles, and memories with patients while feeling a sense of fulfillment. Visits can be coordinated close to home and schedules are flexible.

Dogs must be well-groomed, at least one year old, have up-to-date health records, and be certified with The Alliance of Therapy Dogs.

Questions? Don’t hesitate to call Hospice of St. Francis and ask to speak with a volunteer coordinator.

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About Hospice of St. Francis

Location:

1250b Grumman Place, Titusville, FL 32780, US

Mission Statement

Hospice of St Francis exists to provide compassionate, quality care for the terminally ill, support for their loved ones and resources for community members faced with end-of-life issues. Hospice of St. Francis' mission statement is "Uplifting Lives, Uplifting Our Community, Uplifting Each Other." Our mission drives everything we do. If you are looking for ways to uplift others in your community, we have a volunteer opportunity for you!

Description

Hospice of St. Francis is Brevard’s longest-serving, and only independent, interfaith, non-profit hospice care resource. Founded in 1977, Hospice of St. Francis continues to meet the community need for higher levels of care, understanding, and compassion for patients nearing the end of their lives. Hospice of St. Francis serves all of Brevard County by providing compassionate care to patients and families wherever they call home.

Animals
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Locations throughout Brevard CountyPalm Bay, FL 32909

(27.89907,-80.64379)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We offer flexible schedules for all our volunteers. "Snowbird" opportunities available as well!
  • You and your pet must be a certified pet therapy team through an approved agency (example: Alliance of Therapy Dogs Inc. ) TB testing may also be required

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