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Opportunity Details

Senior Services
Animals, People with Disabilities, People with Health-based Concerns
Caring for Animals,Caring for People

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Volunteers with Dogs or Cats

Do you have a friendly, sociable dog or cat and some time to visit older adults? Paws4Comfort volunteers take their own dogs or cats and visit nursing homes, assisted living residences, 50+ centers, and adult day care facilities to bring friendly animal visits to those who can no longer keep their own pets, but still enjoy animal companionship. (Pets must be at least one year old, and must have lived with you for 6 months.)
New pet evaluations are held the first Thursday of each month at The Bain 50+ Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way in Columbia, Md. Call Ingrid Gleysteen, 410-313-7461 (voice/relay), for more information or find the application form here.

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Volunteers needed through 12/31/2020

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Volunteer Center

6310 Hillside Ct.
Columbia, MD 21046