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Family Support Counselor

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ORGANIZATION: The Luca John Foundation

  • 109 people are interested

This is a virtual opportunity, however volunteer MUST live in the United States.

This position will serve to provide support for the Lead Support Counselor with 1 to 2 cases assigned weekly, or as necessary. Upon screening, the volunteer will support the Lead Counselor by working with families that have recently suffered the loss of an infant child. They will work with the family, funeral home and medical institution to provide full support to the family in the immediate aftermath of the death of their infant.

This volunteer also assists families in completing the application and getting the required paperwork together to be eligible to receive funds and take full advantage of the services The Luca John Foundation offers.

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The Luca John Foundation is making a difference: it is a 100% volunteer nonprofit organization that helps with emotional and financial support, the families across the country who lose an infant child 12 months and younger, or a stillbirth.

You will help a national cause; work with talented volunteers in a rewarding non-profit organization while using your professional expertise and personal skills; meet a tremendous group of like-minded volunteers and create lasting relationships; share your expertise with others and deepen your connection with your community; keep your skills sharp by applying them in the nonprofit sector and boost your resume and portfolio and stand out from others in your field.

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About The Luca John Foundation

Location:

PO Box 55388, Trenton, NJ 08638, US

Mission Statement

The Luca John Foundation's mission is to provide immediate emotional and financial assistance to families who have lost an infant child 12 months or younger or a stillborn child, and who cannot afford funeral expenses. Our long-term goal is also to award grants to medical communities increasing the survivability and quality of life of children diagnosed with all forms of skeletal dysplasia. Our vision is that "In the USA every parent that has lost a baby should be able to say good-bye with honor and dignity."

Description

The Luca John is a Federally recognized NJ-based 501 (c)(3) charity since 2006. The Foundation has awarded emotional and financial aid to more than 200 families across more than 30 states and provides an extensive grief network of family members who have experienced similar loss and are willing to listen and talk to other family members and help them emotionally along their bereavement.

Becoming a volunteer at The Luca John Foundation will mean for you to:

  • Help a national cause;
  • Work with talented volunteers in a rewarding non-profit organization while using your professional expertise and personal skills;
  • Meet a tremendous group of like-minded volunteers and create lasting relationships;
  • Share your knowledge with others and deepen your connection with your community;
  • Keep your skills sharp by applying them in the nonprofit sector, boost your resume and portfolio and stand out from others in your field.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Health & Medicine
Children & Youth, Crisis Support, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Family Therapy
  • Crisis Intervention

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training

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