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ORGANIZATION: Hartford Healthcare at Home

Seeking animal healers to visit individuals on hospice care & provide a unique, personalized experience.

Hospice volunteers are an important part of the Hospice multi-disciplinary care team. Volunteers are needed to provide friendly visits in homes, facilities, Or hospitals.

All human volunteers go through training, health screenings and background checks. The training classes will explore the history of hospice, physical symptoms of death and dying, spirituality, grief & bereavement, and volunteer protocols.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a friendly visitor as a pet therapy certified team for patients on Hospice care! It’s a great way to add more meaning to your life.

I look forward to hearing from you!- Holly Beck, Volunteer Coordinator for Hartford HealthCare at Home

Work Cell: 203-321-3008

Email: Holly.Beck@hhchealth.org

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About Hartford Healthcare at Home

Location:

1 Northwestern Drive, Room 204, Bloomfield, CT 06002, US

Mission Statement

Integrity: We Do the Right Thing Caring: We Do the Kind Thing Excellence: We Do the Best Thing Safety: We Do the Safe Thing

Description

Our Volunteers are friendly visitors for our Hospice patient's at home and nursing facilities. Volunteer are needed to read to patients, provide a listening ear, play music, or provide Reiki. Volunteers visit in homes and nursing facilities based on thier individual schedule. Must pass a background check and drug test. Free training provided.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families
Animals, Health & Medicine, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Torrington, CT 06790

(41.82699,-73.15856)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Therapy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers are expected to give just 2-4 hours per week and to commit for one year
  •  Compassion, acceptance and respectfulness of people's differences  Volunteers are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and the flu during flu season.

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