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Providence Health & Services Volunteer Services Coordinator - Hospice in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Volunteer Services Coordinator (Day Shift, 1.0 FTE/40 hours a week) to Providence Home Services-Hospice in Anchorage, AK. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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In this position you will:

  • Identify opportunities for volunteer service. Coordinates with hospice staff to develop needs-based service opportunities

  • Maintain collaborative relationships and coordinates with other PH&SA departments to enhance and expand service opportunities as appropriate

  • Develop and oversee volunteer leader opportunities where appropriate.

  • Monitor program activities for quality and excellence. Track and communicate program activity levels and outcomes to appropriate audiences (leadership staff, internal and external publics). Identify opportunities for improvement and/or growth

  • Develop, administer, and provide analysis for annual volunteer evaluations

  • Recruit and place volunteers in aptitude/skill level/interest appropriate service positions within hospice framework. Act as an on-going resource for volunteers providing guidance, support and developmental feedback where appropriate. Counsel and terminate volunteers when necessary

  • Provide continuing education to internal and external audiences on volunteer support and retention. Act as a resource for other PH&SA volunteer programs as requested.

  • Ensure annual volunteer health & safety requirements are met in a timely manner

  • Coordinates all celebratory and recognition events for volunteers (i.e. Volunteer Week Celebration).

  • Performs competencies as identified by the Competency Focused System process.

  • Complete initial and annual Competency Plan for assigned job and department


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Two (2) years experience in program coordination, volunteer management, and/or human resource development or closely related area.

  • Must have a reliable transportation, and automobile insurance according to Alaska State Motor Vehicle laws.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related areas

About the Hospice Program

The hospice program emphasizes quality rather than length of life. Hospice treats the person, not the disease, taking special care in include the family. It coordinates patient care activities with other members of the health care team in a collegial relationship to promote patient comfort and assist in the achievement of a comfortable and peaceful death.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Community Service

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 309479