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Volunteering at Rochester General Hospital

General Content

Canine Therapy Application & Requirements

Rochester General Hospital is proud to partner with RocDog Therapy Group to provide canine therapy to patients and families

Minimum Requirements

  1. All volunteers must provide proof of successful completion of the RocDog Therapy Group Training.
  2. Make a commitment of 3 - 4 hours per week for at least three (3) months

Steps to Become a Volunteer

1. Complete the online application

Online Application

Watch your email inbox (and junk/spam folders) for a confirmation and next-step instruction email from us within two (2) business days. 

2. Health screening and in-classroom orientation

The health screening normally involves one (1) health appointment at Rochester Regional Health. The screening includes a brief health history questionnaire, immunization records, and a blood draw.

More information about the New Volunteer Orientation will be shared during your interview.