Thank you for your interest in volunteering at UCHealth at University of Colorado Hospital with your Therapy Dog! Therapy Dogs and their handlers play an important and meaningful role in providing service to patients and their loved ones. We hope you find your experience here to be valuable and worthwhile.
New Volunteer Sign Up Process
New Volunteer Online Orientation is provided below for you to access required information necessary to begin volunteering with University of Colorado Hospital. The todo list below needs to be completed before moving onto placement and in-person orientation. Please complete two applications! One for the Handler and one for the Animal.
New Volunteers should begin the application/orientation process here!
Step One: Complete the online application below.
and send it to two
individuals to complete and return to us.
Read the University of Colorado Volunteer Handbook
Log into your account and complete the
Online Orientation trainings
with the associated quizzes and the
Step Five: : Log into your account and read and complete the following Agreements:
- Handbook and PowerPoint acknowledgement form
- Dress Code
- Confidentiality Agreement
- Code of Conduct
- Uniform and Badge Policy
Step Seven: Set-up in-person orientation and department training. Complete a background check (18 and older.) Schedule and complete a health screen.
**Disclaimer: If this process is not completed within 30 days, we reserve the right to remove your application from our records and discontinue the process.
If you have any questions, please feel free to call our office at 720.848.1886.
Volunteer Services Department
Jenny Ricklefs, Manager 720.848.4068, Jennifer.Ricklefs@uchealth.org
Melissa Strickland,Coordinator 720.848.4070, Melissa.Strickland@uchealth.org
12605 East 16th Ave, Mail Stop F771, Aurora CO 80045