Mount Sinai Careers

Assistant Director (Volunteer Services)

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Department of Volunteers (MSH) -  Req Number: 2336280

Job Title: Assistant Director - Volunteer Services

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Mount Sinai Hospital’s Department of Volunteer Services works with more than 1,000 volunteers to provide support to The Mount Sinai Hospital and the surrounding community. With a wide range of placements—from inpatient and ambulatory areas to offices and laboratories— the Department of Volunteer Services is vital in executing Mount Sinai’s mission of excellence in three key domains: research, patient care, and administrative support. 

The Assistant Director position reports to the Director of Volunteer Services. The Assistant Director participates in the creation of Departmental policies and procedures regarding volunteer programs and services, including the transition to a new, robust computerized and web-based volunteer onboarding and management system. The Assistant Director collaborates, as needed, with multiple Mount Sinai Health System Departments, leadership and administrators. Additionally, the Assistant Director interacts, as needed, with college, graduate, and professional schools regarding recruitment, training, monitoring and evaluation of student volunteers. 

The Assistant Director also interviews and places volunteers, as well as creates placement opportunities, with a range of areas in the Icahn School of Medicine, Corporate Services, and Hospital. Responsibility for some staff supervision, departmental events and continuing education workshops for volunteers falls within this role. The Assistant Director will function as the Director in her absence. 



• Master’s degree preferred.
• Exceptional collaborative, interpersonal, and supervisory skills.
• Experience with program development and administrative leadership. 
• Excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills.
• Proficient in computer systems and project management.
• Experience with the utilization of computerized and/or web-based personnel management systems preferred.
• Experience with supervising volunteers and staff preferred. 
• Experience working within a health care or social services setting preferred.
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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