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About Volunteering

Please Contact the Volunteer Office for Application Availability

Why join the NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island Volunteer Team?

  • Career Exposure to health administration, allied health, and clinical professions
  • Build Social Network
  • Support population health within your community
  • Engage in altruistic act

Benefits of Joining the NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island Volunteer Team

  • Recommendation letters
  • Verification of hours for school

For more information on the different volunteer programs NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island offers please click below.

Fall 2019 Applications will be open starting September 2019

Tea Time

Tea Time volunteers offer our inpatients tea and cookies (diet permitting) and light, pleasant conversation, with the aim of increasing patient satisfaction. Volunteers are trained on patient diets by Food and Nutrition and Customer Service Standards by Patient Experience staff.

Best suited for: Pre-Med students, mature High School Students, & community members.

Virtual Volunteer

  • Donate to NYC Health + Hospitals Auxiliary
  • Support Patient Library with book and magazine donations
  • Volunteer to plan and lead special events (recognition ceremony, program trainings, etc.)
  • Contribute to our Funny Bone program with appropriate jokes and comedy material.
  • Greetings Cards
  • Make and donate activity packets for rehabilitation and pediatric patients
  • Operation Stork: knit baby hats

**Contact the department for more information on the above ‘virtual’ volunteer opportunities.

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