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Pet Dog Therapy Volunteer

PEATA-The Irish Organisation for Pets and People

About PEATA-The Irish Organisation for Pets and People

PEATA is a voluntary association established in 1996 and has as it's main objectives to promote awareness of the benefits people derive from pets, to encourage the use of residential pets in institutions and to further the understanding of the relationship between people and pets.

What's Involved

To make regular visits to nursing homes and hospitals sharing with the residents the pleasure and benefits of a dog's company. Volunteers will bring their own dog to visit the residents. At the moment we can only accept visitors with pet dogs.
PEATA's aim is to promote awareness of the benefits people derive from pets, to encourage the use of residential pets in institutions and to further the understanding of the relationship between people and pets.

**Pets are assessed for their suitability to the service. 20 Euro membership is mandatory and this will cover volunteer insurance.

What's required for this position

** You must have your own pet in order to participate in this role.
** Must have owned a pet and love animals, be generous with time and have interest in the welfare of others.

  • Personable Skills

Times and commitment required for this role

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Hours required: 1hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Dublin various locations

Other location details:
Dublin

Also available in these counties
Wicklow

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Application Form

Age restrictions:
Over 18

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  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
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