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Calling Pet Therapy Dogs and Your 2-Legged Companions!!

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ORGANIZATION: Elara Caring

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Elara Caring Hospice, Newburyport, Ma.

Calling Pet Therapy Dogs!
Do you have a registered pet therapy dog and want to brighten someone's day? Elara Caring Hospice in Newburyport, MA is looking for caring volunteers and their certified therapy dogs to visit patients living with a terminal illness in Essex and Northern Middlesex Counties. Visits take place in homes, assisted living facilities, and nursing homes. Training provided. Hours flexible (weekdays, weekends, evenings, etc.). COVID-19 restrictions upheld per CDC guidelines and facility requirements.

For more information, please contact Lisa Hanson, Volunteer Coordinator, at (603)819-6155 or email lhanson@elara.com.

I look forward to hearing from you and your tail-wagging partner!

Lisa

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About Elara Caring

Location:

12 Kent Way, Byfield, MA 01922, US

Mission Statement

Elara Caring encourages a philosophy of care that assists patients, caregivers, family and friends during the final stages of terminal illness. We promote dignity and emphasize quality of life for those who choose to die in familiar surroundings with the ones they love.

Description

Elara Caring is currently looking for Volunteers: Companion Volunteers, Pet Therapy, Office Volunteers, Veteran Volunteers, Teen Volunteers and Crafting Volunteers.

CAUSE AREAS

People with Disabilities
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
People with Disabilities, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

222 Merrimac StreetNewburyport, MA 01950

(42.81617,-70.8797)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Elder care
  • Animal Therapy
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 - 2 hours per week
  • You need to be at least 18, canines can be any age! Copy of Therapy Certification, Vet records of most recent vaccines. Record the time, date & type of activity on Elara time sheets. Brief note about your visit so the VC can update the family.

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