Trainee Evaluation Period and Active Volunteer

  • This training period is a time for new LAH handlers to ask questions and learn by example.
  • Team Leaders will provide specific feedback and help ensure that LAH guidelines are followed.
  • Team Leaders and experienced members at LAH programs will assist you in developing and improving your animal-assisted therapy skills.
  • Get involved by attending general meetings and…
  • LAH Vice President and his/her designees will review your participation and make a determination as to whether you and your pet are ready to be an active LAH volunteer.
  • Some teams may need additional experience to reach the required active volunteer skill level.
  • As an active volunteer, you must complete a minimum of two team visits per month.
  • Get involved by participating in General meetings, Orientations, Evaluations and other events. You must contribute at least 4 hours per year.
  • You are always welcome to attend a Board Meeting to observe, and provide input/feedback.

Steps to Join (click on each link):

Click on each link to walk through the process to become a Lend A Heart volunteer.

Additional details are provided in the Lend A Heart Volunteer and Policy Guide.

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