MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care
Be Part of Someone's Legacy--Become a Hospice Volunteer in Manhattan!
Company: MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care
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Location: New York, NY, 10002, US
Project Details


Hospice provides a specialized program of care and services for end-of-life patients. MJHS Hospice provides care for pediatric and adult patients in homes, nursing homes, assisted living communities, inpatient facilities and hospitals.

MJHS Hospice Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Providing support and companionship to patients and their families
  • Participating in leisure activities such as reading, listening to music, playing games with patients
  • Supporting or organizing group activities for patients
  • Listening compassionately to patients and their families
  • Providing office or clerical support for our hospice team
  • Complementary therapies

    Requirements for all categories of volunteers:

  • 18 years or older
  • 15 hours of training (4 hours training for clerical/office volunteers)
  • Background Check (no charge to applicant)
  • Medical Clearance (no charge to applicant)
  • 3-4 hours per week
  • 1 year commitment

    Required skills for patient visits: discretion, patience, compassion and dedication

    Preferred clerical and office support skills include: receptionist skills, computer skills, organizational skills and filing

    For more information on how to become a MJHS Hospice Volunteer please call:

    Ivi Wakneen, Coordinator of Volunteer Services; (212)-649-5264 or iwakneen@mjhs.org

  • General requirements


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-4 hours per week; 1 year commitment
  • medical clearance
  • Category
    Skills Area
    Data Entry
    Elder care
    People Skills
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