Volunteer Services Dept

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

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Department of Volunteers (MSH) - Req Number: 2623672

Job Title:  Volunteer Services Dept (Per Diem)


Roles & Responsibilities:

The Mount Sinai Hospital Department of Volunteer Services is seeking to hire a per diem employee to support the department in clearing its summer surge of volunteers – estimated at 800 in 10 weeks.  Ideal candidate will be computer-savvy, and possess a positive attitude, flexibility and initiative, and strong customer service skills.  Applicants must be adept at working in a busy office environment with calm and professionalism.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Record-keeping, tracking volunteer clearance data and updating electronic databases;
  • Interfacing with and supporting volunteers as they proceed through the electronic volunteer clearance process;
  • Answering routine and specific inquires; redirecting inquiries to the appropriate staff member as indicated;
  • Providing administrative and/or general office support

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Very strong organizational and computer skills and capacity to quickly learn a new electronic volunteer onboarding and management tool; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs, including Excel and PowerPoint, and comfort using the email, calendar, and contacts function of Outlook;
  • Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Initiative, integrity, punctuality and reliability; creativity, flexibility, desire to learn, ability to multitask and remain positive under pressure; ‘can-do’ and positive personality; be a team player and care about helping others;
  • Identification with the values of volunteerism, particularly in a healthcare setting.

This position is a full time temporary position; availability from May to August 2020 is a must (March to September 2020 possible).   This positon is ideal for an individual who would like exposure to work in a healthcare setting, particularly in an administrative capacity.  Compassion for others and openness to volunteers of diverse backgrounds are essential. 





Baccalaureate degree required.

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity 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 medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make 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 hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel 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 comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 

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