Volunteer Coordinator

We are currently seeking  a Volunteer Coordinator in:

    Spartanburg, SC

Expect More at Agape:

As an employee of Agapé Hospice, you will be part of an established and highly -regarded faith-based company committed to your personal and professional development that offers:

  • Competitive compensation with monthly incentive program with the opportunity to earn more 
  • Health Savings Account w/ "dollar for dollar" match up to $1,050.00
  • 401(k) w/ company match up to 4% of gross annual salary
  • Career advancement through education and nationally recognized apprenticeship opportunities
  • Sponsors Hospice and Palliative Care certification
  • Flexible schedule 
  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage
  • Company sponsored life insurance coverage
  • Opportunity for advancement
As a part of our team, you will:
  • Responsible for selecting, recruiting, interviewing, screening, assigning, and coordinating patient volunteers. 
  • Maintain open lines of communication with volunteers, patients, and family members. 
  • Evaluate and counsel volunteers on their performance as needed. 
  • Conduct initial assessment of patient and family needs appropriate for volunteer support. 
  • Keep accurate documentation of volunteer assignments including documentation of hours served on a monthly and quarterly basis. 
  • Respond to arising needs for volunteer support of projects and activities of the organization when assistance is requested, and be available by phone or in person for the volunteers to discuss 
  • their role with activities, patients, and families. 
  • Participate as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team and attend other staff meetings as appropriate providing presentation for patient volunteers as needed. 
  • Participation and marketing in public relations and community activities that promote the organization and its role as an effective member of the hospice and healthcare delivery system as well as customer service promotion. 
  • Must be available during normal work hours (unless previously approved by direct supervisor). Additional hours may be required to complete normal business functions and/or projects. 

Must Haves:    

  • High school diploma required. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred. 
  • Ability to manage a group of individuals providing volunteer time and who will be considered as employees. 
  • Ability to organize and develop volunteer hospice personnel for both patient and family needs. 
  • Previous experience in hospice and/or related healthcare setting is preferred. 
  • Basic computer knowledge. 

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Disclosure

I understand the Immigration Reform Act of 1986 requires that, if hired, I must present on my first day of employment, but no later than 3 days from my first day of employment, documents to verify my legal right to work in the United States.

I hereby certify that all information provided here by me and on the attached resume is true and correct, and I understand that giving false or misleading information may result in the refusal to hire me or in subsequent termination in my employment.

I understand if salaried, my salary commitment is based on a yearly salary schedule. I will comply with the policies and procedures of Agapé Hospice.

I understand the number of hours I will be required to work may vary from week to week. I also understand that I may be required to work different shifts as needed.

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I understand that an offer of employment to work at Agapé Hospice is contingent upon the completion of a successful background check, a clean drug screen, and other necessary screens as required.

By submitting application, I certify I have never been sanctioned by a government body related to healthcare, convicted of a criminal offense related to healthcare, or listed by a federal agency as debarred, excluded, or otherwise ineligible for participation in a federal funded healthcare program.

I understand, if hired, I will be required to hold Agapé Hospice’s confidential and / or proprietary information and any information concerning patients of Agapé Hospice confidential and will not disclose it to any person or entity not affiliated with Agapé Hospice throughout my employment and therafter.

I understand, if hired, my employment will be at-will and that my employment and compensation can be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice at any time, at the option of either Agapé Hospice or myself. By submitting this application I affirm my awareness that this is the final understanding between myself and Agapé Hospice on the subject and there can be no modification or agreement contrary to at-will provisions, unless in writing and signed by both parties.

Dying is not a happy experience, but having people surround your family and loved one as they pass meant the world to us. the fact that they actually care about dying peacefully and make it their goal to provide comfort and peace during the process was so comforting.

Rebecca Steele,