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School Support Group Facilitator

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We are seeking compassionate volunteers to provide support to grieving youth as School Support Group Facilitators.

  • Opportunity: have an impact on grieving youth in our state. Make a difference by providing a safe space for students experiencing grief within rural communities where they can connect with peers, share their story, and learn healthy ways to cope. Facilitators help to guide the discussion and lead activities each week.
  • Time Commitment: Daytime hours - typically a 30-45 group session 1 time a week for 6 weeks (potential for multiple groups as well).
  • Location: Rural schools within an hour of the Des Moines area.
  • Training: specialized training is provided to address loss stemming from death, divorce, abandonment, deportation, and incarceration.
  • Mileage reimbursement or access to our company van is available.

Group Facilitator volunteers are required to pass our Facilitator Training prior to volunteering. If you are interested in volunteering as a Group Facilitator or would like more information, please email us at afagen@everystep.org

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About EveryStep


3000 Easton Blvd, Des Moines, IA 50317, US

Mission Statement

We empower individuals, support families and strengthen communities.


EveryStep, formerly known as HCI Care Services & Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa, has been offering care and support for Iowans for many decades.

Our roots date back to 1908, when a group of nurses saw the need for public health nursing in Des Moines and founded an organization to fulfill that mission.

Since then, EveryStep has led the charge to address a wide variety of vital community health care and social service needs, offering prenatal support and home visits to new moms, assistance to immigrants and refugees, compassionate hospice and home care services, and grief and loss support.

Today, EveryStep has a strong reputation and a long history of serving vulnerable populations to help them live their best lives. Today, the non-profit’s 30 plus programs, more than 370 employees and nearly 900 volunteers offer care and support to Iowans in 47 counties.


Children & Youth
Children & Youth, Community


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations West Des Moines, IA 50265




  • Kids
  • Teens


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 30-45 minutes per group session, held 1x a week for 6 weeks. Multiple group opportunities available. Plus drive time to school locations.

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