Elmhurst Hospital Center

City: 
Elmhurst
State: 
New York
Category: 
Volunteer
Type: 
Clinical

This is a public hospital. 

Volunteers are used in patient units as well as in offices and clinics. Volunteers with language skills are especially needed (Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Hindi and Bengali) There are also several special volunteer programs including:

After School Program: this program involves tutoring and homework assistance on child/adolescent psych unit.
Healthy Outlook: this program works closely with geriatric inpatient unit and Senior Care Center
Healthy Teen and Infant: this is a support program for pregnant adolescents
Patient Advocacy: this program involves volunteers with patient satisfaction surveys

Eligibility: 
Volunteers are required to commit a minimum of 4-6 hours a week. Most of the volunteer assignments are available during the week Monday – Friday between 8 am and 8 pm. There are also limited weekend assignments
Contact Information
Address: 

Department of Volunteer Services (A1-26, off the main lobby)

Phone: 
(718) 334-5175