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.
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.
Times and commitment required for this role
Hours required: 1hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Dublin various locations
Other location details:
Also available in these counties
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Application Form