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Volunteer Coordinator-Hospice

EvergreenHealth - Kirkland, WA

Posted: 4/15/2024

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Wage Range: $26.25 - $42.00 per hour       

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Who We Are

Awarded Employer of the Year 2022 from the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) EvergreenHealth Hospice focuses on providing the highest quality of life possible for our patients and our publicly reported patient satisfaction outcomes demonstrate our success and leadership in our field as the premier hospice agency.        
Job Summary:          
Manages all aspects of the volunteer program consistent with EvergreenHealth Hospice Services and procedures. Responsible for program coordination, recruitment, placement, screening, training, supervision and evaluation of all volunteers in service of the Hospice patients and their families in multiple service sites. Is a member of the Hospice interdisciplinary team/s and works collaboratively with all EvergreenHealth volunteer programs in support of maximal utilization of volunteer resources.       
Primary Duties:      
  1. Responsible for the coordination and administration of the Hospice volunteer program, under the direction of department management.
  2. Provides information to individuals and community groups about the Hospice volunteer program, recruits, screens, interviews, and educates volunteer candidates.
  3. Plans, coordinates, and facilitates the Hospice volunteer program core training for new volunteers and arranges/facilitates position-specific training for each specialty area – patient care (inpatient unit and patient homes), animal assisted therapy, compassionate touch, reception, office support, bereavement, and phone support, adhering to regulatory standards.
  4. Performs other duties as assigned.
License, Certification, Education or Experience:
REQUIRED for the position:       
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Prior experience preferred in a volunteer program, non-profit organization, hospice program, and/or a related organization
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills, ability to work effectively with adult and geriatric clients of all ethnic backgrounds in relation to volunteer activities
  • Demonstrated interest, comfort, and knowledge in dealing with issues related to end-of-life care
  • Current Washington State driver’s license and proof of insurability
DESIRED for the position:       
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education/experience
  • Experience in program coordination, development, implementation, and evaluation
  • Experience in coordinating and planning teaching programs
Benefit Information: 
Choices that care for you and your family      
At EvergreenHealth, we appreciate our employees’ commitment and contribution to our success. We are proud to offer a suite of quality benefits and resources that are comprehensive, flexible, and competitive to help our staff and their loved ones maintain and improve health and financial well-being.           
  • Medical, vision and dental insurance
  • On-demand virtual health care
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Retirement plans 457(b) and 401(a) with employer contribution)
  • Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate degrees
  • Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program
  • Paid Time Off/Vacation
  • Extended Illness Bank/Sick Leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Voluntary hospital indemnity insurance
  • Voluntary identity theft protection
  • Voluntary legal insurance
  • Pay in lieu of benefits premium program
  • Free parking
  • Commuter benefits
  • Cafeteria & Gift Shop Discount
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Kirkland, WA