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Volunteering 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 718-960-3033

  • Friendly Patient Visitor
  • Office Administration
  • Patient Ambassador
  • Human Resources
  • Concierge Escorts
  • Patient and Community Engagement
  • And much more!!
What is the process to become a volunteer or Intern?
  • Complete all forms
  • Complete a background check
    • Please note it takes generally 1 – 2 weeks, but all cases vary especially if you are from another state
  • Complete an SBH volunteer orientation
  • One you have completed the above documentation (medical and background) an 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 35 hours per week

How can I submit my forms to apply for an internship/volunteer position?

You may submit all forms via email to or via fax to 718-960-3033. Please address it to the attention of Ms. Yvonne Robles.

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 medical clearance?

A completed medical form and when submitting the medical form all attached copies of lab work (titers) must be attached.

Who needs to complete a background check?

If you are 17 and older, then you must complete a background check; however if you are under 16 and under you DO NOT need to complete a background check.

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.

Do I have to pay for my background check?


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

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00PM
Office Number – 718-960-9203
Fax number – 718-960-3033

Email –
Director of Volunteer Services, Yvonne Robles