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Baton Rouge General

As a pet therapy volunteer you along with your service animal will meet with patients, family members and staff throughout the hospital providing pet therapy. Your pet must have completed training as a service animal and be approved by the Volunteer Services staff prior to assignment.

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About Baton Rouge General

Location:

3600 Florida Blvd., BATON ROUGE, LA 70806, US

Mission Statement

Volunteers at Baton Rouge General are committed to supporting patients and families through compassionate service and care. From offering a warm smile and cheerful "hello" to visitors, to helping someone find the perfect gift for a loved one, to assisting patients and families in Surgery Waiting Area, our volunteers are dedicated to service excellence. Our volunteers are an essential part of our Community of Caring, impacting so many of the General's patients, visitors, friends, doctors, nurses and staff. They provide the little extras that help to create that special experience people have come to know and love at the General.

Description

We are a not for profit hospital which is community owned. Our volunteers have an Auxiliary which returns all profits from fundraisers and the gift shops to the hospital at year-end to purchase medical equipment, security equipment, and interior updates.

Animals
Community
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Baton Rouge GeneralBluebonnet Campus8585 Picardy AvenueBATON ROUGE, LA 70809

(30.39112,-91.0634)
 

SKILLS

  • Case Work / Management
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • one day per week, 4 hour shift
  • Your pet must be trained and approved as a service animal as you will be interacting with patients, family members and staff. You will need to meet with the Volunteer Services staff prior to assignment.

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