Friendly People and their Friendly Dogs

(Sunshine Therapy Dogs)

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Position ID: V-OSH0435
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 18 Jan 2024

Opportunity Details: Friendly People and their Friendly Dogs

Contact Brenda Carr, Volunteer program director - Durham region, Sunshine Therapy Dogs; Phone: 905-404-5720; Email:

Sunshine Therapy dogs is a group of dog lovers sharing a concern for those suffering from emotional and mental illnesss and a belief that the company of dogs can help.

Volunteers will visit community agencies, schools and other ogranizations that would benefit from our visits.

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Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of Interest Animal Services
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term
Interaction Level One-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours 2 / Month
Dates and Times Flexible dates and hours
Seasons Year Round
Number of Positions Bowmanville ; Courtice ; Oshawa 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training on-going
Police Check Required

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