Providence Health & Services Volunteer Services Coordinator - Hospice in Hood River, Oregon


Providence is calling a Volunteer Services Coordinator to Providence Hospice Of The Gorge in Hood River, Oregon. This is a part-time (0.6 FTE), temporary position.

In this position, you will:

  • Recruit, screen, interview, train, assign and supervise volunteers.

  • Provide volunteers ongoing educational opportunities, support and recognition.

  • Have additional responsibilities that include:

  • Communicating with members of the interdisciplinary team

  • Assessing and coordinating volunteer assignments

  • Maintaining documentation pertaining to volunteer services

  • Maintaining data base and personnel files for the volunteers

  • Keeping the volunteer program in compliance with Providence Policy, The Joint Commission, and Medicare standards

  • Uphold the standards of confidentiality, attendance, and punctuality.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

  • Driving record consistent with GOP Safe Driving Policy 330 Incident Point Matrix at time of hire

  • 2 years of experience in volunteer coordination role

  • Demonstrated experience in event planning

  • In compliance with the Providence Health & Services-OR Human Resources policy #302 “Background Checks”, a criminal background check is required for this position, based on assigned duties.

  • Employees providing services in the State of Washington must pass the Washington Access To Criminal History (WATCH) Background Check

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social services, liberal arts or related field

  • Hospice experience

  • Experience using electronic medical record software

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Patient Services

Location: Oregon-Hood River

Req ID: 182695