Volunteer Coordinator - Shreveport

Shreveport, Louisiana, United States Part-time

                                                     Position: Volunteer Coordinator

                                                             Location: Shreveport

Job Description Summary

  • Develop and maintain volunteer training and orientation program.
  • Recruits, selects, and orients volunteers ensuring that the volunteer understands they are responsible to meet the needs of the patient.
  • Establish a need for volunteer services with the patient and family/caregiver and entire hospice team.
  • Assigns, coordinates, schedules, supervises, and evaluates volunteers in collaboration with the Interdisciplinary team and identified needs for volunteer services.
  • Responsible for accessing and documenting the competency of volunteers at the time of interview, at the completion of the initial orientation and annually.
  • Ensuring hospice volunteers document activities upon completion of the activity.
  • Maintains monthly statistics including the cost savings achieved through the use of volunteers and the level of activity.
  • Effectively documents recruitment efforts on an ongoing basis.
  • Maintains accurate and current volunteer personnel files.
  • Reevaluates volunteer program as necessary.
  • Coordinates volunteer support groups and/or education meetings.
  • Attends and participates in interdisciplinary team meetings.
  • Provides information to individuals and the community regarding hospice volunteer services.
  • Collaborates with other departments to organize and facilitate special events/projects in areas such as community education, and hospice sponsored events as requested.
  • Participates in staff training and educational programs as appropriate.
  • Participates as needed in the budget preparation for program development to meet regulatory requirements and organizational goals.
  • Participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.

 Qualifications: 

  • College degree, advanced degree in human services preferred.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a health care setting.  Hospice and/or volunteer experience preferred.