Compassionate Care Hospice
Pet Therapy for Hospice Patients in Carlisle
Company: Compassionate Care Hospice
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Location: Carlisle, Carlsile, PA, 17013
Project Details

Compassionate Care Hospice is seeking caring individuals and their certified pets to make social visits to our terminally ill patients. You and your furry friend would visit patients in their homes and facilities. The visits provide companionship and relieve boredom it also brings joy to the staff in the facilities. .

Your animal will need to be certified through a licensed pet therapy organization which there is several in the area. We also have a great training program for you the handler that will prepare you for these visits. The first visit you are accompanied by the volunteer coordinator as well as given support throughout your volunteer career.

The time commitment is a minimum of 1-3 hours a week and we do require background checks and TB testing which we provide.

General requirements

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-3 Hours a week
  • BAckground screening and TB testing
  • Category
    Animals
    Community
    Seniors
    Skills Area
    Elder care
    People Skills
    Animal Therapy
    Relationship Building