Bereavement Support Volunteer


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Portland Metropolitan AreaPortland, OR 97201

About

Be trained by our Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Bereavement Coordinator in providing comfort, care and compassion to grieving families and caregivers.

Roles and responsibilities of Bereavement Support Volunteers may include:

  • Assisting with bereavement admin projects and tasks
  • Calling families and caregivers for follow up support & Support Group reminders
  • Potential to be asked to Co-Facilitate grief support groups (after a training)
  • Participate in the planning & organization of an annual memorial celebration to support families and caregivers
  • Make a pot of Soup (reimbursed for grocery items) or our ritual/recipe of Chocolate Sheet Cake (also reimbursable for grocery items) or for a monthly bereavement program & join us in eating it/meeting others in the first year of their bereavement. (Leadership roles available, as well as greeters & helpers writing name tags)
  • Work on simple art projects that involve tasks such as nice cursive handwriting and cutting leaves for our memorial tree

Skills

  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Administrative Support
  • Family Therapy

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 or more hours per week

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