The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for recruiting, coordinating, training, selecting, supervising and retaining volunteer services committed to the philosophy, goals and objectives of the hospice concept. This is accomplished by recruitment efforts in the community, scheduling and facilitating training, assigning volunteers to specific patients and/or facilities representing volunteers regularly with the Interdisciplinary Team, monitoring patient records and mentoring the volunteers through phone contact and ongoing training opportunities.
Great Lakes Caring health care professionals are our most important and treasured asset. Without their caring, compassion and commitment to providing absolute superior quality health care services, we would not continue to succeed like we have. The road to better health care starts with a State-of-the-Heart work environment. Therefore, we place a great emphasis on providing resources and benefits that enhance the workplace and the work lives of our team members.
These benefits include access to:
EDUCATION: High School Graduate or GED equivalent.
LICENSURE: Must have current and valid driver’s license.
EXPERIENCE: 2 years experience in a health care or hospice setting.
SKILLS: Ability to plan, organize and supervise volunteers. Excellent communication both verbally and written. Ability to motivate, interact with and recruit a diverse range of individuals in the business and community. Able to demonstrate problem-solving skills, organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to handle multiple priorities, documentation requirements and deadlines. Experience in mentoring staff. Skilled in conflict resolution. Able to adapt personal style/approach to gain cooperation without confrontation.
TRANSPORTATION: Reliable transportation and valid automobile insurance coverage.
HEALTH STATUS: Meets all applicable agency policies and procedures related to health screening and required testing.