Volunteer Opportunities at Pelisyonkis Medical Center and Specialty Locations

Volunteers are needed at Pelisyonkis Medical Center, which is located on First Avenue in Manhattan and includes Tisch Hospital, as well as our specialty locations at Ambulatory Care Center, Perlmutter Cancer Center, and various Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at Pelisyonkis Langone locations.

To apply for these opportunities, please fill out an . For more information, please email [email protected].

Guest Services Volunteer Ambassadors

Volunteer ambassadors create a positive first impression by warmly greeting patients, their families, and visitors. They provide information and directions, and help guests find their way. Guest Services Junior Ambassadors must be 16 to 18 years old.

Volunteers opportunities include the following:

  • Fink Children’s Ambulatory Care Center, child life: Monday through Friday, 9:00AM to 5:00PM
  • Pelisyonkis Medical Center lobby: daily, 9:00AM to 10:00PM
  • Pelisyonkis Medical Center, various locations: daily, 7:00AM to 8:00PM
  • Perlmutter Cancer Center: daily, 9:00AM to 5:00PM
  • Tisch Hospital Perioperative Services: Monday through Friday, 7:00AM to 6:00PM
  • Tisch Hospital Radiology: Monday through Friday, 7:00AM to 4:00PM

Child Life Volunteers

Child life volunteers work under direct supervision of a child life specialist to assist with children’s activities, set-up and clean-up, and socialize with patients and their families.

Volunteer opportunities include the following:

Unit Volunteers

Inpatient unit volunteers provide comfort and compassion by assisting patients, their families, and visitors with nonclinical needs. They help staff with assigned tasks that support patient needs.

Volunteer opportunities include the following:

  • Ambulatory Care Center: Thursday and Friday from 8:00AM to 1:00PM
  • Tisch Hospital Acute Cardiology Unit: daily from 7:00AM to 9:00PM
  • Tisch Hospital Intensive Care Unit: daily from 7:00AM to 4:00PM and 5:00PM to 9:00PM
  • Tisch Hospital Medicine Unit: daily from 7:00AM to 10:00PM
  • Tisch Hospital Oncology Unit: daily from 7:00AM to 10:00PM

Emergency Department Volunteers

Emergency department volunteers provide comfort and compassion at the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Emergency Services by assisting patients, their families, and visitors with nonclinical needs. They may also assist staff with assigned tasks. Volunteers are needed daily, from 10:00AM to 10:00PM.

Animal-Assisted Therapy Volunteers

Certified animal-assisted therapy dogs and volunteers who are registered with a specified pet handler organization offer emotional support and comfort to patients and their families. Volunteers are needed daily. Hours vary by department.

Nutrition Volunteers

Our nutrition volunteers are people who have prior experience in food studies, culinary arts, or other related areas. They assist with development of patient education materials and teaching tools. They also provide comfort to patients. Volunteers are needed Monday through Friday, from 9:00AM to 5:00PM.