Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Patients Homecare SettingNursing Home, Assisted Living orInpatient UnitCincinnati, OH 45249

About

VITAS invites friendly and well-behaved pets to join the Paw Pals SM program, in which animals and their humans learn how to visit patients at the end of life. A registered VITAS Paw Pals SM visitor can offer comfort, bring back memories, encourage activity and provide unconditional love to VITAS patients. Your visits leave behind memories of you and your pet, and rekindle thoughts of other pets. All kinds of pets are invited to join VITAS’ Paw Pals Club.

Pet visits can sometimes reach a patient when no one else can. Our Paw Pals SM brightens the day for everyone when they visit.

Paw Pals SM must be well-groomed, at least one- year old, and have up-to-date health records.

Skills

  • Animal Therapy
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Bilingual
  • Patient Care

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible

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