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Volunteering and Internship Opportunities at SBH

Are you thinking about a career in healthcare? Or want to help out the people in your community?

SBH Health System is seeking volunteers and interns interested in learning about the day-to-day business of a fast-paced hospital. Participants work with top-notch industry professionals and gain the exposure and experience necessary to start their careers or give back to the community. We accept volunteers from all age groups and levels of experience. We encourage you to apply today!

To apply, please visit our “How to apply section” to learn more about next steps

Candidates must be 14 years or older, commit to a minimum of three hours per week for 2 months, and complete the SBH volunteer and intern registration process. Please submit the following components:

  • Completed application
  • Resume
  • Background form
  • Medical form

Note: When submitting the medical form all attached copies of lab work (titers) must be attached.

You must submit all forms, resume and application to via email or by faxing to 718-960-5095

  • Friendly Patient Visitor
  • Office Administration
  • Patient Ambassador
  • Human Resources
  • Concierge Escorts
  • Patient and Community Engagement
  • Stroke Education
  • And much more!!
Are there opportunities to work on the weekends?

Yes, but they are limited.

What is the process to become a volunteer or Intern?
  • Complete a Volunteer Application – Student, Non Student or General
  • Complete Health Assessment Form  and submit with all labs including COVID vaccination and booster
  • Complete an Interview with Volunteer Coordinator if Non Student or General Volunteer
  • Complete an SBH Volunteer Orientation
  • Once you have completed the above and are cleared, you will be fit tested for N95 mask,  a  SBH ID badge will be issued and you may begin volunteering
How many hours a week can I volunteer?

You may volunteer for up to 24 hours per week

How can I submit my forms to apply for an internship/volunteer position?
If I am under 18, can I still volunteer?

You must be 14 and older to volunteer at the hospital. If you are under 18 then you need working papers and a completed consent form.

Do I need working papers to be a volunteer?

If you are under 18 then you will need working papers and a completed parental consent form.

What do I need for health assessment?

A completed health assessment form and all attached copies of lab work (titers) as well as Covid 19 vaccination and booster proof.

What if I don’t have a Social Security Number (SSN), may I still apply?

If you do not have a SSN, you unfortunately will not be able to apply at this time.

If I am an international volunteer, what language will my documents need to be in?

If you are an international volunteer please note that all documents need to be in English.

Are any of the volunteer or internship opportunities paid?

Please note that all positions are non-paid.

Are there opportunities to work on the weekends?

There are no weekend positions available at this time.

Volunteer Applications

General Application

Student Application

Volunteer Health Assessment

Health Assessment Form

Volunteer SBH Disclosure and Authorization


Office Hours & Contact

SBH Health System
Annex building, 1st floor- 182nd entrance
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00PM
Office Number – 718-960-9203
Fax number – 718-960-5095

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