Elizz Paws, Dog Therapy Visitor

(SE Health, Central East Office)

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Position ID: V-OSH1246 Last Modified: 07 Nov 2019 Last Full Update: 07 Nov 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactEmail: paws@elizz.com
DutiesDog visiting program * dog and the owner visit clients who are living in isolation, in a hospice or receiving palliative care * the visit with the dog gives the client the unconditional love and support that only dogs are capable of
More Info Linkwww.sehc.com/foundation/charitable-programs/elizz-paws
BenefitsBring some love to the day of someone in need * enhance end of life care
ClientsSaint Elizabeth clients who would benefit from an opportunity to interact with a dog and members in the community who are not clients of Saint Elizabeth and would benefit from a visit with the dog* there is no cost to the client
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestAnimal Services ; Community Outreach ; Social Interaction ; Therapy
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience
Commitment LengthLong Term (Minimum of 6 months)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesDays and times that work for the volunteer and the client
SeasonsYear Round
LocationAt the homes of clients
Number of PositionsAjax ; Brock ; Clarington ; Durham Region ; Oshawa ; Pickering ; Scugog ; Uxbridge (Township of) ; Whitby 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TransportationCar required
Additional RequirementsDog will be evaluated for the right temperament
Agency Details
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Organization NameSE Health, Central East Office
Office PhoneOffice: 905-430-6997
Address & Map
1615 Dundas St E
3rd Flr, East Tower
Whitby, ON
Canada L1N 2L1
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