Pet Therapy Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Summit Health Cares Foundation

Do you have a certified therapy dog? We are looking for a volunteer with a certified therapy dog to visit oncology patients and their families in our infusion center. Your dog's presence and love brings comfort to those who need it most!

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About Summit Health Cares Foundation

Location:

150 FLORAL AVENUE SUITE 103, NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ 07974, US

Mission Statement

Summit Health Cares focuses on helping our neighbors in underserved communities gain access to the medical, educational, and social services they need to live a healthier life. We live out this mission by providing free health screenings and education programs, educating and inspiring future healthcare providers through scholarships and supporting people with cancer and their families by offering resources and personalized navigation services.

Description

Summit Health Cares is committed to helping cancer patients and their families maintain their emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being throughout treatment. Our Comfort Project provides multiple resources, from one-on-one patient navigation services to movement and mindfulness classes, Reiki and other energy work sessions and more- everything we do is aimed at providing comfort and easing stress and anxiety for patients and their families fighting cancer.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Health & Medicine
Animals, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1255 Broad StreetClifton, NJ 07013

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 1 hour per week anytime between 10:30am and 1:30pm
  • Your dog must be a Certified Pet Therapy Animal with liability insurance, and up to date on vaccinations.

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