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Volunteer / Bereavement Coordinator Hospice Care

Sacramento, CA 95833
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
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Job Description:

New Year | New You | New Opportunities


A New 2019 Beginning with VITAS Healthcare!


Join our Dynamic Team as the Volunteer / Bereavement Coordinator

  • Full Time position
  • Position will be based in the Sacramento, CA Program. 

The Volunteer/Bereavement Services Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Volunteer and Bereavement Department.

  • Represents the volunteer program in team meeting while encouraging use of volunteers.
  • Serves as a Liaison to facilitate communication between the volunteers and staff.
  • Provides individual volunteer support as needed.
  • Assists with determining recruitment needs
  • Supports the volunteer program through participation in volunteer trainings and functions.
  • Assures that bereavement files are current and accurate, and that bereavement forms including assessments, risk assessments, and plans of care are completed.
  • Maintains the tracking process of families through the bereavement system
  • Prepares and provides the timely mailings of appropriate bereavement materials and correspondence to families.
  • Receives incoming bereavement calls and serves as a liaison between the patient/family unit and internal and community resources.
  • May provide assistance with the organization of special events and programs including Memorial Services.
  • May assist with providing referral sources with progress reports on survivors.
  • Fulfills other responsibilities and/or undertakes any other special projects as assigned by supervisor.


We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Seguro de salud, dental, de visión, de vida y por discapacidad
  • Cuentas de gastos flexibles antes de impuestos para asistencia médica y atención de personas a cargo
  • Seguro de vida
  • Plan 401(k) con numerosas opciones de inversión y generosas contribuciones por parte de la compañía
  • Beneficio por cáncer y/o enfermedad crítica
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Insurance
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Affinity Program



  • At least one year working in a fast-paced office environment required
  • Great organizational record keeping skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent time management, verbal and communication skills with the ability to resolve problems
  • Ability to work on various assignments simultaneously
  • Strong interpersonal skills within all levels of the organization
  • Ability to navigate within automated systems and proficiency in Outlook, Word and Excel


  • Completion of high school or basic education equivalency required. Bachelor's degree or combination of experience and education preferred

Special Instructions to Candidates: