Hospice Volunteer and Community Outreach Coordinator

Longleaf Hospice - Atlanta, GA


The Volunteer and Community Outreach Coordinator is responsible for the management and development of all volunteer programs for assigned territory, and for coordinating community education efforts.


  • High School graduate, post-secondary degree or diploma in relevant field (such as communications, public relations, human services, and health) is required; Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Current driver’s license and proof of auto insurance required
  • Minimum of one (1) year of supervisory experience preferred
  • Experience in organizing and directing volunteers preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional appearance and telephone manner


  • Recruits, evaluates and selects volunteer applicants according to organization’s standards
  • Provides orientation for new volunteers and ongoing support throughout volunteer’s service with organization
  • Assigns volunteers to meet program needs appropriate to volunteer interests and skills, and patient/family needs
  • Represents and promotes hospice to various community groups through educational programs; organizes and participates in seminars, workshops and/or continuing educational programs and public relations activities, involving other staff as appropriate
  • Promotes shared responsibility for attaining the organization’s mission and vision
  • Actively participates in QAPI and compliance activities
  • Maintains qualifications for role through professional development participation
  • Provides supervision and conducts an annual evaluation of each volunteer, acting as a liaison between the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) and volunteer staff; participates in IDG meetings
  • Maintains a file for each volunteer that includes application, role description, background check documents and other compliance related information
  • Prepares statistical reports on volunteer hours quarterly and as requested
  • Collaborates with other coordinators and leadership to develop policies and procedures related to the standard operation of the hospice volunteer program
  • Supports Business Development team through referral sources and at attendance at referral source and community events
  • Maintains productivity standards
  • Documents volunteer hours cost savings in accordance with Medicare guidelines
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Type: Full-time