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


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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Opportunities Available Throughout BrooklynBrooklyn, NY 11219

About

MJHS 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:

    Brooklyn: Denise Jones, Coordinator of Volunteer Services; 347-633-3421 or dejones@mjhs.org

Skills

  • Data Entry
  • Organization
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • 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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