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Cardiovascular Specialists Pulmonary Specialists Obstetrics & Gynecology North Jersey Heart North Jersey Surgical Surgical Specialistss Primary Care Specialty Assoc. Urologic Specialties Women's Health Care

Volunteer Services

  201-833-3217    |      201-833-3051    |      volunteers@holyname.org


Holy Name Medical Center volunteers agree: There's something for everyone and no day is ever the same. If this sounds appealing to you, consider joining our team. Hundreds of volunteers serve in more than 100 areas of the Medical Center, with varying degrees of patient contact. The opportunities are almost limitless.

Please Note: Our Junior Volunteer Program is currently full. Please visit our website in April 2024 for updates on the program that will begin at the end of June 2024.

A sampling of areas includes:
  • Gift Shop - help customers select and purchase items, stock inventory and operate the cash register.
  • Medical - work in patient areas assisting medical and nursing professionals with various tasks from transporting patients to running errands and delivering flowers. Patient contact is common.
  • Nurse Volunteering - Holy Name has developed a Volunteer Nurse Program that enables retired nurses to give back to the community and continue to be compassionate health care provider. Learn more
  • Clerical/General - work in various departments, offering clerical support to Medical Center staff. Patient contact is minimal.
  • Junior program - for students in the ninth grade and older, ages 16-18. Training programs are offered twice a year. Space is limited. The minimum contribution is 75 hours and six months.
  • Pet therapy program - trained and certified volunteers visit designated nursing units with their certified pet therapy dogs.
  • Day Away program - assist Holy Name's adult daycare clients with their daily activities, including exercise, lunch, and arts and crafts.
  • Courtesy Desk - couriers to all areas of Medical Center i.e.: Medical Records, Laboratory, Central Sterile Supply, as well as escort and transport patients for nursing units.
  • Hospice Volunteer - Holy Name hospice volunteers work directly with patients and administrators in the community and in the Medical Center while Villa Marie Claire, a residential hospice center in Saddle River, N.J., is undergoing renovations.
  • Asian Health Services (AHS) - work with the AHS staff in a variety of tasks that include patient escort, registration, translation and administrative duties, depending on the volunteer's interests. Learn more
Why Volunteering at Holy Name?
Thinking of Volunteering? Keep this in mind:
  • No experience is necessary; volunteers are trained for the positions they hold in the Medical Center.
  • You must be willing to make a minimum time commitment of 75 hours and six months.
  • You need to be at least 16 years old and in the ninth grade. There is no upper age limit.
For more information, call Holy Name's Volunteer Office at 201-833-3217 or 201-833-3051.