Pet Therapy Volunteer - Hospice

Date: Ongoing

Organized By: Legacy Hospice

State: VA

Contact: jackeebrown@carehospice.com
Jackee Brown
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Share the love of your Pet with others! Do you have a wonderful pet that has been certified through an accredited pet therapy school? Are you caring and compassionate? Do you have a passion for helping others? Then we would love to have you both as hospice volunteers! Certified Pet Therapy Volunteers are needed to bring smiles on the faces of our patients. Simply provide your contact information, and our Volunteer Coordinator will reach out to you to discuss further details.

Responsibilities;
Pet Therapy Volunteers are a wonderful way to share comfort and compassion through interactions with Certified Therapy Pets and Hospice Patients.

A visit from a therapy animal can bring an immense amount of joy, emotional support, and fulfillment to a hospice patient and their family members. Pet therapy has been proven to decrease pain and stress. No hospice experience necessary but animal must be a certified and up to date on all vaccinations. Become a hero on your own terms. On your own time.

In your own way. With you and your Certified Therapy Pet's personality. Legacy Hospice provides professional care with a personal touch. We accomplish this by focusing on both the patient and their family. We will treat the disease process with medical expertise while emphasizing quality living, not only physically, but also psychosocially, emotionally and spiritually. Comfort, compassion and calming presence are the gifts we bring to this service, and we are honored to walk with the patient and loved ones through this special time.

Skill Desired: Medical/Health

Matching Interests: Handicap accessible, Family friendly, Indoors, Outdoors, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families, Community, Health & Wellness, Animals

This volunteer listing is provided by AARP's Create the Good. Visit Create The Good to search more volunteer opportunities or post your own opportunity.

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