Pet Therapy

(Sunnycrest Nursing Home)

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Position ID: V-OSH1064 Last Modified: 05 Dec 2019 Last Full Update: 05 Dec 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactChantal Callum, Volunteer Coordinator, Sunnycrest Nursing Home; Phone: 905-576-0111 ext 245; Fax: 905-576-4712; Email:
DutiesVisit residents with your calm, well behaved pet * monitor residents as they interact with the animal * friendly interaction and conversation with residents
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BenefitsContribute to the community at Sunnycrest
ClientsSunnycrest residents
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestFriend / Penpal ; Senior's Activity Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Owner and dog have certificate for completing St John's Ambulance Therapy Dog Program or Therapeutic Paws
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesTimes available Mon-Sun * day and time that works with volunteers' schedule
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationSunnycrest Nursing Home, 1635 Dundas St, Whitby
Number of PositionsWhitby 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsMust have documents to prove the animals is up to date on vaccines
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Organization NameSunnycrest Nursing Home
Office PhoneOffice: 905-576-0111
Address & Map
1635 Dundas St E
Whitby, ON
Canada L1N 2K9
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