Be Part of Someone's Legacy--Become a Hospice Volunteer!


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Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Nassau CountyNew York, NY 10006
Be Part of Someone's Legacy
Volunteer with MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care



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:

John Clinton, Coordinator of Volunteer Services; 347-578-2123 or

Denise Jones, Coordinator of Volunteer Services; 347-633-3421 or

Tiara Moultrie, Coordinator of Volunteer Services; 212-649-5515 or

Ivi Wakneen, Coordinator of Volunteer Services; 212-649-5264 or


  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Patient Care
  • Administrative Support

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-4 hours per week; 1 year commitment
  • Medical clearance

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