Pet Volunteer
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Pet Volunteer

Responsible To:

  1. Director of Resident Services
  2. Volunteer Coordinator

Purpose of Position

  • To allow residents to enjoy the presence of an animal(s) at Huron Lodge

Functional Responsibilities

  • Transport animal(s) to and from Huron Lodge
  • Ensure pet has up-to-date inoculations
  • Escort the animal(s) throughout the entire area of Huron Lodge
  • Encourage the residents to hold and pet the animal(s)
  • Clean up any mess created by the animal(s)
  • Attend volunteer meetings as required
  • Follow all current Huron Lodge rules, policies and procedures


  • Successful completion of St. John's Ambulance Therapy Dog Program
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with the elderly, their families, and other volunteer staff
  • A love for animals
  • Reliability

If you have any questions about volunteering, please contact one of the following staff members:

Huron Lodge
1881 Cabana Road West
Windsor, Ontario
N9G 1C7 

Phone: For general information, call 311.  For detailed inquiries, call Mary Carroll (519) 253-6060 ext. 8276.
Fax: (519) 977-8027