Amedisys Hospice Care- Hackensack NJ

Cause Area

  • Arts & Culture
  • Community
  • Health & Medicine
  • Seniors
  • Veterans & Military Families


21 Main Street Suite 252Hackensack, NJ 07601 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Amedisys Hospice Care is defined by its mission: To affirm life during its final stages by providing holistic compassionate care to patients and their families; by providing access to hospice care for underserved or difficult to serve populations; by wise and efficient use of available resources, and by educating the community in order to provide them with knowledge regarding end-of-life and hospice care around quality of life.


For patients on hospice care, volunteers play an essential role. Whether they’re simply being present with a patient or helping behind the scenes, volunteers help create trusting bonds and meaningful memories for hospice patients and their loved ones. Just as volunteers are important to hospice patients, hospice patients make service work rewarding for volunteers. Hospice volunteers provide comfort, compassion and care for people as they near the end of life.

Volunteering Opportunities
-Remote Volunteering Opportunities
-Administrative: Support hospice office operations
-Bereavement: Support family members who have lost a loved one
-Direct Patient Support: Visit and support patients one-on-one.
-Veteran Volunteering: Take part in Veteran Pinning Ceremonies and other special opportunities to honor our Veterans
-Professional: Share a special skillset or credential you have with patients and families
-Pet Therapy: Licensed Pet Therapy Animals needed (Must provide proof of certificates/accreditation)
-Music: Sing directly to patients wherever they call "home"

For more information, please reach out to Kelly Yeager the Regional Hospice Volunteer Coordinator
Phone Number: (908)-787-3354


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