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Adam's House

  • 20 people are interested
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Our mission at Adam's House is to provide peer support and grief education to bereaved children and their families. We provide an environment for children to share their experiences so that no child grieves in isolation.

We are seeking individuals to serve on our Board. Interested parties would assist us in spreading the word about our mission. Directors would be expected to engage in fundraising activities, set policies, attend meetings, guide and share expertise that could benefit our organization.

We are especially looking to fill roles of attorney and therapist, however, all interested parties should apply.

If you are interested in learning more about the post and/or our mission, please email Allison@ adamshousect@gmail.com.


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About Adam's House

Location:

241 Coram Ave., Shelton, CT 06484, US

Mission Statement

Adam’s House believes no child should ever grieve alone. Children deserve a supportive and understanding community to learn and explore their feelings of death and loss. All grief journeys are unique. Grief is a natural reaction to a loss of a loved one. Adam’s House will be a supportive partner in a child’s healing process.

Description

Adam’s House offers no-cost peer support education programs. These programs are designed to support a child, 3-18 years of age, through the death of a loved one. At Adam’s House, they learn they will not have to do it alone. Peer support has been studied and considered an effective model of support for grief.

Adam’s House uses a closed-ended education model. A closed group means that once the group members have been interviewed by our staff and cleared by our specialist partners, they begin the program together and end the program together. Families are offered the option of entering a program, but must commit to attending each week’s meeting of the eight-week program.

Board Development
Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

241 Coram Ave.Shelton, CT 06484

(41.3135,-73.09084)
 

SKILLS

  • Recruiting
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Legal (General)
  • Fundraising
  • Advocacy
  • Counseling / Mental Health

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 21
  • 1 year board term

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