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Volunteer Specialist

Shoreview, MN
Start date
Feb 24, 2023
Closing date
Mar 26, 2023

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Social Services
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time
Ecumen Hospice

Volunteer Specialist - Full Time M-F 8am-4:30pm - Occasional Weekends and Evenings - We offer excellent benefits, great pay and an amazing team environment!

Ecumen Hospice is hiring a Volunteer Specialist. Ecumen Hospice honors life through care and serves individuals in the Twin Cities - Metro Area. he Ecumen Hospice mission is to provide care that exceeds the expectations of those that find themselves in the later stages of life by providing a level of comfort and quality of life that makes each person feel honored and supported as their life continues to have significance.

Ecumen Overview

Ecumen is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota's 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve.

Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs.


Volunteer Specialist

The Volunteer Specialist is responsible for recruiting and retaining volunteers. The position involves planning, coordinating, and managing all volunteer program activities. The individual will be directly responsible for growing and training the volunteer base in the organization. This position will establish, develop and cultivate relationships with volunteer sources.

Essential job responsibilities include:
  • Recruits, educates, and selects volunteers on an ongoing basis.
  • Develops and maintains volunteer training and orientation programs.
  • Supervises and evaluates volunteers in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Provides information to individuals and community groups about hospice volunteer services.
  • Maintains volunteer files and ensures all compliance requirements are meet and properly documented.
  • Communicates with interdisciplinary team when appropriate.
  • Qualifications

    Volunteer Specialist

    Minimum Required Qualifications:
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats
    • Comfortable with electronic databases
    • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident's Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in a related field
    • Hospice experience and/or volunteer coordination experience
    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Ecumen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

    Ensuring the safety and well-being of our residents, patients and staff is one of our highest priorities at Ecumen. To ensure we are complying with CMS guidelines, this position requires candidates to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or submit for an exemption request prior to starting employment.

    We participate in E-Verify.

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