Therapy Team Volunteer Application for Handlers
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. Steps 1- 8 need to be completed before moving onto placement and in-person orientation.
New Volunteers should begin the application/orientation process here!
Step One: Complete the online application below.
Step Two: Download the Reference form and send it to two individuals to complete and return to us.
Step Three: Watch this video, please go to this link:https://youtu.be/Bzl5U68guWw
Step Four: Read the University of Colorado Volunteer Handbook
Step Five: Log into your account and complete the Online Orientation trainings (2) with the associated quizzes and the HIPAA training.
Step Six: Log into your account and read and complete the following Agreements:
Step Seven: Request an in-person interview.
Email: Melissa.Strickland@UCHealth.org Subject: Request for an in-person interview.
Step Eight: Set-up in-person orientation and department training. Background check for those 18 and older will be completed at in-person interview.
**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