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Volunteer Coordinator - UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg

  • Job ID: 635021067
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals
  • Department: Volunteer Services-Hbg
  • Location: 111 South Front Street, Harrisburg PA 17105
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $22.81 to $34.21 / hour


Responsible for staffing and scheduling of volunteer for the Volunteer Services Department at Community Campus to support the Manager or Volunteer Services as needed.


  • Recruits, interviews, provide orientation and schedules all adult and student volunteers.
  • Responsible for the compliance of volunteer files.
  • Maintains current records for all volunteers.
  • Assists in the development of volunteer assignment descriptions for all positions.
  • Schedules and plans group orientation and in-services.
  • Maintains high level of volunteer morale, through appreciation and recognition events.
  • Coordinates monthly schedules and obtains substitutes or permanent replacements, as needed.
  • Updates volunteer information in the database.
  • Recruits active volunteers for special projects.
  • Encourages spirit of community throughout the Hospital, which in turn attracts and helps to retain sufficient qualified volunteers to meet department needs.
  • Responsible for delivery of daily mail, cards, and flowers to patient rooms.
  • Also distribution of magazines and circulars to public areas and waiting rooms.
  • Responsible for developing and managing relationships with department clinical managers to ensure departments volunteer needs are fulfilled in a timely manner.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs (e.g. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Manage UPMC Pinnacle Healths Co-op program through collaboration with surrounding area high schools.
  • Responsible for assisting Volunteer Services Manager on special projects or community awareness programs as needed.
  • Serves on ancillary committees which can utilize volunteers as needed.
  • Assists Volunteer Services Manager in presentations to departments and/or management as needed.
  • Daily contact with employees, volunteers and general public requiring excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Importance is given to encompassing diversity of volunteer populations with emphasis on age specific requirements, i.e. visual, communication and hearing.



Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Associate Degree or Bachelor of Science Degree.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be able to multi-task or manage multiple projects and people simultaneously.
  • Must be sensitive to volunteer needs and capabilities.
  •  Two to four years experience in a hospital environment preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Clearances must be dated within 90 days

  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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