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Hospice Volunteering Opportunity for College Students

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ORGANIZATION: Embracing HospiceCare - Middlesex County

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Embracing HospiceCare is looking for college students who are interested in becoming Hospice Volunteers. You don’t need to be a medical student or have medical experience; all you need is a caring heart and a willingness to make a difference in the life of a terminally ill patient. Students will receive special training to serve as Patient Companions. As a Patient Companion, students will have the opportunity to read to patients, play chess or checkers, help to make a scrapbook or write letters - or simply provide a loving, calming presence to a patient in need. A Patient Companion’s duties depend on the patient’s unique needs and interests.

This is an excellent opportunity for students to explore career possibility. Positions are available in Monmouth, Ocean, Mercer, Middlesex, and Somerset counties. To learn more, please contact our volunteer director, Becky Colby, at 732-974-2545 or via email at bcolby@ehcnj.com.

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About Embracing HospiceCare - Middlesex County


3349 Route 138 E, Building D, Suite F, Wall, NJ 07719, US

Mission Statement

Embracing HospiceCare is dedicated to meeting the special physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of the terminally ill and their families with compassion, comfort, dignity, and exceptional care.


Embracing HospiceCare is a family owned and operated company that has been servicing central and southern New Jersey since 2002.

Our team of experts provide hospice services wherever the patient resides - at home, in nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, and hospitals. This team is made up of physicians, nurses, certified home health aides (CHHAs), social workers, chaplains, and - of course - volunteers.

Volunteers are vital to the care we provide. Are you interested in making a difference in someone’s life? Here are some of the ways you can help:

  • Patient Companionship
  • Music Therapy
  • Pet Therapy
  • Massage Therapy
  • Reiki Therapy

To learn more, check out our Active Opportunities! You may also reach our volunteer director, Becky Colby, at 732-974-2545 or via email at bcolby@ehcnj.com.


Health & Medicine
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors


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Various locations throughout Middlesex CountyVarious locations throughout Middlesex County, NJ 08882


  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Reading / Writing
  • Elder care




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Whatever time you're able to give!

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