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


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


Opportunities Available Throughout QueensFlushing, NY 11354


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:

    Queens and Nassau County: Mical White-Huffstead, Volunteer Coordinator; 718-490-1900 or MHUFFSTE@MJHS.ORG


  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • 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
  • clerical, hospice, nursing home, administrative, pediatric, companionship, end of life, patient, pal

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