Now Hiring: Volunteer Services Coordinator

Come join our team!  We are a continuously growing, locally owned and operated home health and nonprofit hospice company headquartered in beautiful Savannah, Georgia, with offices serving Coastal Georgia and South Carolina.  We’re known for our high quality of care and for our ability to provide a continuum of care through our home health, hospice, private duty, and geriatric care management service lines.  We are also an industry leader in the use of technology to support quality outcomes, reduce rehospitalizations, and empower our patients toward self-management.

THA Group’s Island Hospice has an immediate opening for a full- or part-time Hospice Volunteer Services Coordinator to screen, recruit and train prospective volunteers for all settings and position descriptions. The Hospice Volunteer Services Coordinator is also responsible for the assignment and ongoing supervision of all volunteers. This position is based out of our office in downtown Savannah.

Essential Functions:

  • Identifies and develops volunteers and volunteer leadership to leverage and enhance support for Hospice processes, programs, and development activities
  • Promotes Hospice services and volunteer programs through social media, educational activities, and other venues as appropriate
  • Facilitate fundraising events related to Hospice programs and activities
  • Coordinates volunteer recruitment, training and education, staffing, and scheduling to ensure regulatory compliance, including:
    • Solicitation of volunteers
    • Candidate interviewing and screening
    • Background checks and drug screenings (in collaboration with Talent Management)
    • Training and orientation
    • Assignment as appropriate to match volunteer interest with client and program needs
    • Volunteer recognition
    • Evaluation of volunteers
    • Compiles monthly Volunteer activity reports
    • Develops new Volunteer Programs and Services to enhance services
  • Provides oversight to ensure accurate record keeping with respect to volunteer database, bereavement communications, and other activities as required
  • Provides support for fundraising events related to Hospice programs and activities
  • Facilitates development opportunities through grants and other venues
  • Works within the communities served by Hospice to identify and develop community resource partnerships
  • Maintains and develops positive relationships with potential and current donors to Hospice
  • Provides updates for Hospice Board of Directors and committee meetings as requested
  • Attends the biweekly IDT Team meetings in Georgia and South Carolina. Ensures continued knowledge of Hospice services through participation in Hospice IDT meetings.
  • Serves as THA Group liaison to relevant community organizations when and where appropriate.
  • Participates in events such as health fairs, volunteer fairs, etc.

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities and Traits:

  • Ability to prioritize work activities and work autonomously.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Windows and MS Office software.
  • Well-organized, with the ability to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to train volunteers.
  • Ability to be self-directing, with effective utilization of resources when indicated.
  • Ability to establish priorities and deal effectively with stress.
  • Ability to lead a team of volunteers, coordinate work assignments and assume shared accountability.
  • Ability to work under pressure with time constraints.

Educational and/or Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, or health related field, with one to two years’ related experience and/or training; or, equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proven ability to develop effective networks through volunteer or work-related endeavors.
  • Project management experience, including work with multifaceted projects and demonstrated ability to produce positive results.
  • Three years of management and supervision.
  • Volunteer experience preferred.
  • Experience in administration and supervision of volunteers preferred.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume to Talent Management, 3 W. Perry Street, Savannah, GA 31401 or opportunities@thagroup.org.

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