Volunteer Services

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at HackensackUMC Palisades. Currently, all of our volunteer positions are filled for Fall 2016. Please return to this site in January 2017 to complete online Volunteer Applications for the new year.

HackensackUMC Palisades Volunteer Services

You're just the person we've been looking for...

HackensackUMC Palisades volunteers have in common is their generosity. They are always eager to give of themselves to enrich the lives of our patients, staff and visitors.

We invite you to join our team of dedicated volunteers to ensure that HackensackUMC Palisades continues to provide world-class care for our community.

Benefits of Volunteering

By volunteering, you can make a difference in many lives — including your own. Studies have shown that people who volunteer live longer, healthier and happier lives.

Other benefits include:

  • Job and college references after completing 80 hours of service
  • Recognition at the Annual Volunteer Luncheon
  • Free Parking

Ways You Can Volunteer

Nursing Assistant

Help make patients feel more comfortable by spending quality time with them, providing transport services and running errands.

Meal Mate Program

Assist patients who are unable to feed themselves. Flexible hours are available (one or two hours per meal).

Gift Shop

Work the cash register and Lottery machine in our popular Gift Shop, which is open daily from 9:00am to 7:00pm.

Clerical Support

Lend a helping hand to office staff.

Programs For Teens

HackensackUMC Palisades is the perfect place for local high school students to volunteer, thanks to our flexible scheduling and summer volunteer opportunities. By volunteering, students can make their college applications stand out from the rest by building on their resume of activities. Local students also fulfill their high school community service requirements by volunteering at Palisades.

Program Requirements

  • Be in good health
  • Be 15+ years of age and have successfully completed first year of high school
  • Have a desire to work with others
  • Be available to volunteer at least three hours each week (flexible hours available)
  • Be able to attend orientation

For more information, please call Denise Whitley, Coordinator of Volunteer Services, at (201) 854-5011.