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Volunteer Opportunities

There are many ways our volunteers help with the daily clinic operations at the Montefiore Family Health Center as well as volunteer for the program!. 

Listed below are the various roles volunteers may fulfill.

Clinic Volunteering

The clinic can be a confusing place! Never mind the big medical terms, just finding where to go can be frustrating. Clinic volunteers are tasked with different roles to help both the clinic staff and patients. 


Responsibilities include: 

  • Guiding patients to appropriate area in the clinic

  • Helping patients to schedule follow-up appointments

  • Assisting front desk personnel with registration

  • Setting up rooms for patient visits

  • Supporting doctors through patient visits

While they assist the clinic, volunteers will also observe doctors and nurses in performing procedures and patient encounters.

Bravo Food Pantry

According the the a United Hospital Fund and Boston Consulting Good December 2021 report, one in four Bronx residents faces food insecurity, which is 1.7 times greater than the state average. Children in the Bronx face a higher rate of food insecurity at 1 in 3, according to the report. This is why it is important for BxCHL to do their part in ending food insecurity. 


Volunteers are the Bravo Food Pantry are tasked to: 

  • Set up and organize the food for the day

  • Distribute the appropriate amount of food to each individual

  • Help with clean up

Support Group Facilitator

Volunteers recruit attendees, prepare meetings, and facilitate discussions in the following support groups:


  • Weight Loss (English and Spanish)

  • Newsletter

  • Application Support Group

  • Art Therapy

  • MCAT Support Group

  • Community Service

All BxCHL members have the opportunity to create and facilitate their own support groups as long as they receive approval and funding from the coordinators. 

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