2 people are interested
Certified Pet Therapy Teams
ORGANIZATION: Hartford Healthcare at Home
Please visit the new page to apply.
2 people are interested
Wonderful Certified Pet Therapy Team: We need you! You and your furry friend have the power to help hospice patients "Make every moment matter" as hospice volunteers.
Hospice Volunteers are an important part of a multi-disciplinary care team with the goal of easing suffering and improving the quality of end of life.
We will provide free training and onboarding that will familiarize you with hospice and set you up for success. No experience with hospice required. We will support you throughout your volunteer experience and also provide monthly peer support groups and continuing education. The hours are flexible and can work around your schedule.
Our next volunteer training classes will be on ZOOM in September & October on the following dates:
Thursday 09/14, Tuesday 09/19, Thursday 09/21, Tuesday 09/26, Thursday 09/28
Classes are 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Thursdays, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2
Classes are 1:00 to 3:00 PM
There may be follow-up training required.
Please note: Human Volunteers are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19, complete health screens and background checks.
We look forward to hearing from you!!!
About Hartford Healthcare at Home
1 Northwestern Drive, Room 204, Bloomfield, CT 06002, US
Mission To improve the health and healing of the people and communities we serve. Vision Most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Our Values Hartford HealthCare's vision of excellence and leadership is driven by its core values, which are shared by all members of Hartford HealthCare. CARING: We Do the Kind Thing EQUITY: We Do the Just Thing EXCELLENCE: We Do the Best Thing INTEGRITY: We Do the Right Thing SAFETY: We Do the Safe Thing
Our Volunteers are friendly visitors for our Hospice patients at home and nursing facilities. Volunteer are needed to read to patients, provide a listening ear, play music, or provide Reiki. We also seek Certified Pet Therapy teams. Volunteers visit in private homes, nursing facilities and in our system hospitals, based on their individual schedule and preferences. A prospective volunteer must pass a background check, drug test and be up to date on COVID and Flu vaccines. Free training provided.
Multiple locations Norwich, CT 06360
September 13, 2023
- Animal Therapy
- Animal Care / Handling
- Patient Care
- Hospice Care
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Volunteers are expected to give just 1-2 hours per week and to commit for one year
- Pet therapy certification Human volunteers are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and the flu during flu season.