Family Services - Youth Behavioral Health & Adult Disabilities - Gallagher & Villa programs


Working with Adults with Intellectual Disabilities - Pet Visits

Volunteers can visit one of our group homes or our day programs as assigned with their pets.  All pets must be temperament tested, be spayed or neutered, be current with all shots.  Documentation is required annually. Volunteers will be assigned to a specific site.  All pet visits must be approved and scheduled in advance with the site.    

Please contact Janine-Marie Boulad at 667-600-2040 or jboulad@cc-md.org with any questions.

Qualifications Required

  • Background Check
  • Interview Must be Interview complete
  • Maryland Animal Health Certification & Rabies Vaccination Certification Must be Clear
  • Media Release Must be Consented
  • Policy forms Must be at least Confidentiality form only
  • Reference check Must be at least 2 clear
  • Sterling Volunteers Criminal Background Check Must be at least Not required (minor)

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Tuesday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Wednesday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Thursday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Friday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Saturday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Sunday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening

About Us

Mission 

Inspired by the Gospel mandates to love, serve and teach, Catholic Charities provides care and services to improve the lives of Marylanders in need.

Vision 

Cherishing the Divine Within, we are committed to a Maryland where each person has the opportunity to reach his or her God-given potential.

Values 

To Love, To Serve, To Teach and To Work for Justice

Who We Are

Family Services is a division of Catholic Charities of Baltimore, which includes nearly half of the agency's 80 programs. This hub covers volunteering opportunities for our child welfare, behavioral health, adult disability, and violence prevention programs, including Gallagher Services, St. Vincent's Villa, Safe Streets, and the Villa Maria programs.

What We Do

We provide three categories of service:

Thank you


Thank you to Zapier for helping us expand our capacity to recruit and retain volunteers by making our team extra efficient. :)