Part-time, Volunteer, Art and Music for Healing

October 23, 2019

Position Description 
The Art and Music for Healing program at Mount Sinai is seeking volunteers. The Music for Healing program is committed to enhancing the patient experience through Music. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Using music to lift the spirits of their hospitalized patients and their loved ones
  • Visiting patients at the bedside playing jazz, classical music or singing and playing upbeat contemporary music 
  • Offering brief supportive conversation 
  • Playing at "Tea Time" for a group of patients 
  • Bringing art cart and and making art with patients as a way to connect; projects often include origami, making paper flowers, painting, collaging, making cards, finger knitting and decorating the room

Position requirements:

  • Must be creative and sensitive 
  • Must enjoy sharing music and art and want to make a difference in others' lives

Four hours per week, with a minimum commitment of six months. 

To apply, please email your resume to the Volunteer Department and put Art for Healing or Music for Healing in the subject line.