Department of Volunteer Services at New york Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

In a city as big and diverse as New York, we know you have choices. So, thank you for considering Mount Sinai as your volunteer home. People come with a variety of reasons and goals. You may be looking for a way to give back or pay it forward. You may want to have your first experience in a health care setting or begin a new chapter of your life here. Or you may aspire to realize a long-held dream or nurture a passion. Every volunteer has a unique voice, perspective, and gift to share. As medicine impacts patients lives for the better, the human element has never been more important. Regardless of where you come from, we welcome you.

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Observers
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Foreign Observers - click here
Research Volunteers
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Student Interns/Rotators
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Below are the program currently accepting applications at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

Administrative Support Administrative Support volunteers assist with a range of office duties, ranging from filing to reminder calls, in a variety of hospital system settings.


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Ambassador Ambassadors are stationed at hospital entrances and other key sites to offer welcoming and wayfinding support to patients and visitors.




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Ambulatory Faculty Practice Provide comfort and compassion by assisting Nursing staff, patients and/or families with their non-clinical needs to enhance the patient experience.

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At the Ready! At the Ready! (ATR) volunteers join a float pool to support immediate institutional needs according to their own schedules. ATR volunteers are "on call" for assignments that they accept as they are able.

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CARE/Patient Care "Care and Respect for Everyone" volunteers provide bedside comfort and kindness to admitted patients or in the Emergency Department. Round on patients to help them feel cared for and heard.

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Language Services Provide support to the Language Services Coordinator with assisting with medical interpreter needs.

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Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology Provide opportunities to those interested in continuing education in the Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology specific fields. NYEE offers many programs to learn more in the interests in Medical, Plastics, and Research.

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Patient Experience Provide support to PX Team with patient initiatives, staff engagement activities, and assisting hospital administration and staff as needed/required.

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Pet-Assisted Therapy (PAT) PAT volunteer teams (certified dogs and their people) are hospital favorites, wherever they go! From hallways to patient bedsides, they bring smiles to all.

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