Catholic Health Initiatives Volunteer Coordinator Hospice in UNIVERSITY PLACE, Washington

Volunteer Coordinator Hospice


Full time


St. Joseph Medical Center

CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

Job Summary

Responsible for the day-to-day coordination of the Hospice service volunteer program, including determining needs for volunteers, placing volunteers, training volunteers, and working to increase and enhance volunteer retention. Work includes directing, overseeing and evaluating the work of volunteers who provide offsite services in patient homes. Some program planning and implementation is included. Maintaining volunteer hours is essential to the Hospice program’s compliance with Medicare requirements for reimbursements. As such, the Volunteer Coordinator-Hospice must ensure volunteer hour requirements are met, volunteer training is adequately documented, and make continual efforts to recruit and retain volunteers.

Work requires strong communication and time management skills, as well as the ability to effectively recruit, screen, place and evaluate an adequate volunteer work force.

Essential Job Duties:

Assesses patient/family need for volunteers and facilitates volunteer placement.

Provides supervision and support of volunteers while on an assignment.

Provides recruitment and training to volunteers to meet regulatory and agency standards, including ensuring appropriate documentation is maintained to meet Medicare requirements.

Coordinates and implements programs to retain volunteers, including ensuring appropriate documentation is maintained to meet Medicare requirements.

Provides volunteer program planning, implementation, and evaluation.


Job Requirements

Two years of recent related work experience, including supervisory experience with employees or volunteers, that demonstrates the attainment of the requisite job knowledge, skills and abilities. Experience in public relations, as a hospital volunteer, or coordinating volunteer and/or community outreach activities preferred. College level coursework in communications and English preferred. Practical experience in recruiting, screening and interviewing is preferred.

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

Job Administrative/Clerical


Daily Schedule 8a-430p

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0179859

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.