Brookdale is seeking a Volunteer Coordinator for our hospice agency in Wilsonville. Must have previous hospice experience or coordinator experience. Will be coordinating all volunteers and follow through of program details.
Every day is an opportunity for our associates to deeply connect with people in a profound and personal way. Our associates are the core of our mission and we know that offering them genuine rewards and heart filling job satisfaction is the key to our success as a company. Here you’ll find opportunities to grow your career at any level whether you have direct contact with resident or support someone who does, and be inspired personally. With over 60,000 associates, there’s a place for you to make a difference in lives of the families we serve throughout our continuum of care.
Responsible for planning, coordinating, and managing all volunteer program activities in the organization.
This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.
Education and Experience
Minimum of two (2) years experience in a health care setting. Hospice and/or volunteer experience preferred. College degree in healthcare or human services preferred.
Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order.
Applies existing guidelines and procedures to make varied decisions within a department. Uses sound judgment and experience to solve moderately complex problems based on precedent, example, reasonableness or a combination of these.
Knowledge and Skills
Possesses extensive knowledge of working with volunteers and a thorough understanding of the organization and work environment. Has working knowledge of the healthcare industry. Ability to effectively manage time, tasks and projects in a dynamic environment is required. Effective written and oral communication skills and human relation skills are essential. Ability to supervise, coordinate, and evaluate volunteer services. Ability to organize and develop volunteer hospice personnel for both patient and organizational needs. Ability to manage a group of individuals providing volunteer time and who will be considered employees. Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organizational skills. Understands hospice philosophy that focus of care is comfort vs. rehab and to maintain care in their residence as long as possible.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.