Full-time, Volunteer, Coordinator, Social Services

April 10, 2020

Fri., Feb. 28

Position Description
The Mount Sinai Hospital’s Department of Volunteer Services (DVS) is seeking a volunteer coordinator. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Recruiting, interviewing, evaluating, scheduling, training and supervising volunteers
  • Assigning volunteers in patient care, research and administrative areas for the hospital and medical school
  • Maintaining ongoing relationships with onsite volunteer supervisors
  • Developing and evaluating ongoing DVS programming; creates new volunteer programming to align with hospital and medical school needs
  • Working seamlessly with DVS electronic database in onboarding and managing volunteers
  • Accessing same system to manage and respond to staff requests for volunteers
  • Representing DVS in internal and community-based outreach and relationship-building efforts
  • Maintaining effective working relationships with key stakeholders from patient care, administration and research areas
  • Creating and managing volunteer activity databases to evaluate programmatic outcomes and impact
  • Using keen assessment skills to evaluate an applicant’s suitability for a prospective assignment
  • Reviewing placement satisfaction and troubleshoots issues as they arise
  • Contributes to development and maintenance of volunteer role guidelines and policies and procedures applicable to the volunteer process
  • Actively contributing to weekly departmental staff meetings and promotes teamwork and collaboration
  • Generating and maintaining statistics on the number of volunteers deployed, their allocation and impact

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Masters degree in related field a plus
  • Experience working within a health care or social services setting a plus

Time Commitment