Department of Volunteer Services at Mount Sinai Morningside

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 Mount Sinai Morningside.

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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CARE ED (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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CARE Inpatient (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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Hospital Delirium Program Hospital Delirium Program volunteers receive special training to offer interventions to patients in the ICU or other intensive care areas to help prevent acute confusion known as Delirium.

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Junior Medical Program (JuMP) JuMP is a summer program for 15 to 17-year-olds to learn about healthcare in both clinical and non-clinical areas.

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Meal Assistance Program During meal times, MAP volunteers offer support to nursing staff and patients needing assistance to help them achieve their optimal nutritional goals. This companionship, social support, and feeding patients help improve clinical outcomes, reduce anxiety and isolation, and improve the patient experience. MAP volunteers receive special training to serve in this role.and improve the patient experience. MAP volunteers receive special training to serve in this role.

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Take 10 Take 10 Spiritual Care volunteers bring a soothing tea cart with healthy snacks and essential oils to frontline staff who can take a break from their work to have a moment of quiet and reflection.

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Unit Support Unit Support Volunteers help improve the quality of care by assisting the staff and patients with non-clinical needs. They work alongside nursing staff to enhance the patient experience and provide support to patients and their families. The volunteer's presence can have a positive impact on the patient's recovery and overall well-being.

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