Elizz Paws, Dog Therapy Visitor

(SE Health, Central East Office)

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Position ID: V-OSH1246 Last Modified: 09 Nov 2018 Last Full Update: 08 Nov 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactCatherine Ecker, Program Coordinator, Elizz Paws, SE Health and Elizz Paws; Phone: 647-522-7263; Email: 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 and those who would benefit from an opportunity to interact with a dog
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 ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesDays and times that work for the volunteer and the client
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityUnknown
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.
TrainingOrientation
TransportationCar required
Additional RequirementsDog will be evaluated for the right temperament
Agency Details
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Organization NameSE Health, Central East Office
Office Phone905-430-6997
Fax905-430-2921
E-Mailinfo@sehc.com
Websitewww.sehc.com
Address & Map
1615 Dundas St E, 3rd Flr, East Tower
Whitby, ON L1N 2L1
 
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