Bridges Center for Grieving Children Seeking Volunteers

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MultiCare Health System

  • 19 people are interested
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Do you:

  • Have time to volunteer twice a month on Monday or Wednesday nights?
  • Have good listening skills?
  • Enjoy working with families?
  • Want experience co-facilitating peer grief support groups?
  • Have a desire to give back to the community?
If so, then volunteering at Bridges might be right for you!

Bridges Center for Grieving Children offers support to bereaved children and families. Volunteers co-facilitate and host grief support groups twice each month from Sept through May. A limited number of training spots are open to those who can commit to a year of volunteering at Bridges.

Summer training: Aug 22 - 25 9am - 4pm

Volunteer shifts run from 5:30-9:00 p.m. 2x/month on either Monday's or Wednesday's Sept 2019 - May 2020
  • Volunteers must commit to volunteering 100 hours.
  • Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.
  • Applicants under the age of 18 must provide a letter of recommendation from a teacher, coach, mentor, or employer.
  • MultiCare will conduct a criminal background check on all volunteer applicants.

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About MultiCare Health System

Location:

1901 S Union Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405, US

Mission Statement

Partnering for Healing and a Healthy Future

Description

MultiCare Health System is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 18,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers.

We've been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma's first hospital. And today, we are the largest community-based, locally governed health system in the state of Washington.

Our comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services - including Immediate Clinic, MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care, Pulse Heart Institute and MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region.

Our network of care includes seven hospitals:

  • Allenmore Hospital, Tacoma
  • Auburn Medical Center, Auburn
  • Deaconess Hospital, Spokane
  • Good Samaritan Hospital, Puyallup
  • Mary Bridge Children's Hospital, Tacoma - the region's only children's hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washington
  • Tacoma Genera Hospital, Tacoma, which is home to the Puget Sound Region's only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Valley Hospital, Spokane Valley

MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians and a wide range of community outreach programs across the state completed our organization.

WHEN

Thu Aug 22, 2019 - Sat May 30, 2020

WHERE

311 S L StreetTacoma, WA 98405

(47.25968,-122.45457)
 

SKILLS

  • Family Therapy
  • Child Development
  • Bereavement Support
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Psychology
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3.5 hours 2x/month
  • Mandatory training August 22 - 25 9am - 4pm

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