ThedaCare At Home™ Hospice is seeking volunteers, in the Waupaca & Shawano areas, for the therapy dog program, which provides visits by registered therapy dogs and their handlers to hospice patients for the purpose of love, support, comfort, and animal companionship. Interested volunteers should have excellent …interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with many different populations.
Dogs must be a minimum of 1 year of age and be calm, gentle, polite, and comfortable interacting with unfamiliar people in unfamiliar settings. Comprehensive therapy dog training and registration is provided at no cost to handler by Molly Johnson, owner and consultant with Canine Comfort, LLC. To learn more about this volunteer opportunity, email Molly Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org.