Group Support Facilitator

(Bereaved Families of Ontario, Halton-Peel)

Position ID: V-HVC0339 Last Full Update: 30 Mar 2017
Opportunity Details
ContactChantal Doucet, Event & Volunteer Coordinator, Bereaved Families of Ontario - Halton/Peel; Phone: 905-848-4337; Email:
DutiesOur goal is to find individuals who are over the age of 18, who have suffered loss themselves or whom feel they are capable of using their own experiences with grief to provide peer support within a facilitation role in our grief support group. We offer both closed and open grief support groups which are held twice a month, as well as in more structure 8 week programs, with session being held once a week. We are in search of individuals to fill both volunteer facilitation positions. We are currently looking for people to run a spousal loss group as well as an ages 55+ group.
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ClientsChildren, Youth, Young Adults, Adults,Seniors, Families.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+)
Areas of InterestAdvocacy ; Support Group Facilitation ; Telephone Communication
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Public Speaking ; Comfortable with presenting/speaking to groups, familiarity with the non-profit/charitable sector, knowledge of community services/agencies, Familiarity with grief process
Commitment LengthLong Term - Minimum one year commitment preferred.
Minimum Hours5 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Flexible scheduling.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features
LocationHalton & Peel regions (Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Halton Hills, Brampton, Caledon)
Number of PositionsActon ; Georgetown ; Milton ; Oakville 
15 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit ; Car required - Personal transportation required
Police CheckRequired
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Organization NameBereaved Families of Ontario, Halton-Peel