Hospice Volunteer Coordinator

UnityPoint Health St. Lukes

Requisition ID
Patient Services
US-IA-Cedar Rapids
290 Blairs Ferry Rd NE
9400 UnityPoint at Home Affiliate
Cedar Rapids
SN Visits- Hosp- CR
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Part-time, Three days per week (daytime hours)
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Part Time Benefits


Hospice Volunteer Coordinator

UnityPoint at Home

Part-time, 24 hours per week - 3 daytime shifts M-F

Benefits Offered!


  • Plan, implement, and maintain a volunteer program to meet the needs of families/caregivers, as well as regulatory requirements for the Medicare Conditions of Participation. recruit, retain, and supervise volunteers involved in the hospice volunteer program. 
  • Provide information to individuals and community groups about hospice volunteer services.
  • Supporting hospice community education efforts through use of volunteers for presentation or other activities in the community
  • Prepares monthly and annual service reports.
  • Acts as liaison between hospice staff and volunteers.
  • Participates in quality assurance and performance improvement activities as assigned.
  • Recruitment, screening and retaining volunteers to meet the needs of patients/ families and the hospice program
  • Educate volunteers in accordance with hospice regulatory requirements and education standars.Develop and maintain the orientation and training of volunteers.
  • Advocating for the utilization and integration of volunteers into the interdisciplinary team and liaise between team members and volunteers as needed to ensure patient and family needs are met
  • Plan and implement volunteer support meetings and recognition.
  • Promoting retention of volunteers through recognition, education and support
  • Providing on-going supervision and competency evaluation of volunteers




  • Associates degree in business or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience working with patients/families/caregivers through death and dying issues
  • Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.
  • Valid Mandatory Reporter course completion by state(s) requirement
  • Mature individual supportive of the Hospice concept.
  • Previous volunteer experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and exercise independent judgment, decision making and problem solving expertise.
  • Ability to work as a collaborative team member.
  • Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.

Job ID: 73950

Posted 10 days ago

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