Job Opportunities Among NAGC Members
As a member benefit, we will post job opportunities. Please email us a description of the opportunity including a link to a website for more information.
Current Opportunities among NAGC members:
Companions on a Journey – West Chester, OH (Cincinnati Area)
Director of Bereavement Counseling & Outreach
The Director of Bereavement Counseling & Outreach will support Companions on a Journey with our mission of bringing hope, strength, and healing to those who have experienced the death of a loved one. Through group facilitation, community outreach, program development, and relationship management duties, the Director will be responsible for timely, professional, and caring support and communications to a variety of COJ’s stakeholders, including: bereaved adults, children, teens, and families; community partners; board members; donors; volunteers; and fellow staff.
We’re seeking a team player with bereavement/ mental health training and experience, top-notch relationship-building skills, and a special heart for grieving families to join COJ’s small, but mighty team. The anticipated work schedule for this position is 20-25 hours per week with the opportunity for a reduced summer schedule. This role will operate out of COJ’s West Chester offices, with some weekly time spent traveling locally for corporate and community outreach visits and COJ support group sessions held at various off-site locations. Some evening hours (up to 1-2 nights/ week) and occasional weekend hours will be required of this role. NOTE: Currently, our team is working mostly on a remote basis due to COVID-19.
Click here for additional details and to apply!
Willow House- Bannockburn, Illinois (Chicagoland area)
Clinical School and Community Program Coordinator - Part-time
The Clinical School and Community Program Coordinator is a part-time position working in schools and the greater Chicagoland community. This position requires a Masters’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related fields. Licensure in a mental health field preferred. This position will facilitate in-school grief groups, provide crisis consultation, grief education presentations/in-services, and outreach to schools throughout the Chicagoland area. In addition to these responsibilities, this position will also provide grief support services for non-school organizations, provide community education and workshops, and other special projects related to COVID-19 mental health support. Those with group facilitation and bereavement work experience are encouraged to apply. Spanish speaking is a plus, but not required. Reliable transportation and the ability to work remotely is required. Must have the ability to attend monthly staff meetings in Bannockburn/Deerfield and bi-weekly phone check-ins. Click HERE to apply for the position.
COPE - Melville, NY- Clinical Director
COPE is looking for a Clinical Director. The Clinical Director is a key leadership position, responsible for overseeing clinically-related programming for COPE including bereavement support groups, healing workshops, the volunteer-driven phone support line, and any clinically-related training. The Clinical Director oversees all COPE facilitators, reports to the Executive Director and provides periodic program reports to the Program Committee and Board of Directors. This is a full-time exempt employee position with some evenings and weekends required. Click HERE for more info and how to apply.
The Children's Room - Arlington, Massachusetts - Communications and Marketing Manager
The Children’s Room (TCR) in Arlington, MA is looking for an experienced Communications & Marketing Manager to join our team. Working closely with the Executive Director, as well as Philanthropy and Program teams, the Communications & Marketing Manager will oversee all communications and marketing functions of the organization. In support of our newly launched strategic plan, this position will do the critical work of spreading the word on our life-changing programming. Click HERE for more info.
Valerie's House - Ft. Myers, Florida - Assistant Director of Family Care
The Assistant Director of Family Care (ADFC) is responsible for assisting with the overall management of the programs for children and families of Valerie’s House (VH). This position is an “All In” position and must be flexible to working in an organization that is grass roots and constantly evolving. This person will have a deep passion for helping children overcome trauma and grief. The number one responsibility of the ADFC is to provide support, care and compassion for Valerie’s House children and their families. Click HERE for more info.
Elijah’s Place (EP): Beaumont, Texas
Elijah's Place is seeking a Program Director. This full-time position will be responsible for all aspects of the Elijah’s Place Program, while providing a source of healing, growth, and wholeness for grieving families participating in the program. The program serves persons from all areas of the Diocese of Beaumont, from all religious, economic and ethnic backgrounds. Other duties will include supervision and training of volunteers, budgeting and financial management, and ongoing development of service delivery. Master’s level degree preferred and state licensure/certification appropriate to their degree in social work, counseling, education, or related field is required. Background in counseling, social work, or education and experience working with children, adolescents, and/or families. Demonstrated sensitivity to diverse cultures. Demonstrated knowledge and ability in planning, research and evaluation methodology, and quality improvement. Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus. Experience in administering programs and supervisory skills. Proven leadership, administrative and organizational abilities. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to identify priorities and coordinate a variety of functions and tasks. Must have reliable transportation and annually provide copy of current valid Driver’s license and proof of personal automobile insurance to the Administration Office.
Telephone and email inquiries about the position will not be accepted. All applicants must submit a cover letter & resume with salary history BY MAIL to:
OR FAX to: 409-832-0145OR EMAIL to: with subject line EP Program Director Search.
Deadline for submission: Open Until Filled
Compassionate Friends is hiring a new Executive Director. Please click HERE to find more information.
Phoenix, Arizona: Hospice of the Valley
Seeking a Pediatric Grief Counselor to work jointly with Phoenix Children's Hospital and Ryan House. This position will be responsible to help develop a comprehensive full-spectrum prenatal, perinatal and pediatric grief support program with a seamless continuum of care to serve all bereaved children and families in our organizations. This grant funded role will provide professional counseling, support services, and in-depth education about grief and loss to support children facing and following the death of a sibling and their families. For more information: Click HERE
Arlington, Massachusetts: The Children's Room
Seeking a Pediatric Grief Counselor to work jointly with Phoenix Children's Hospital and Ryan House. This position will be responsible to help develop a comprehensive full-spectrum prenatal, perinatal and pediatric grief support program with a seamless continuum of care to serve all bereaved children and families in our organizations. This grant funded role will provide professional counseling, support services, and in-depth education about grief and loss to support children facing and following the death of a sibling and their families.The Children’s Room is the leading nonprofit bereavement organization in Massachusetts dedicated to creating safe, supportive communities to that no child, teen, or family has to grieve alone. We offer grief support, training and education. Our support services are for families with children (ages 3.6 - 18) who have experienced the death of a parent or sibling. https://childrensroom.org/about/
Position Summary: The Annual Giving Manager is responsible for the successful implementation and management of annual fundraising events and activities based on the Benevon fundraising model. In collaboration with the Philanthropy Director will set goals and implementation plans for annual activities including Circle of Hope Breakfast, Tours, Memories Walk, Marathon, Appeals and Donor Report. Participate as team leader for Sustainable Fundraising Committee (SFC) team.
Portland, OR: The Dougy, The National Center for Grieving Children & Families
The Dougy Center is seeking a Major Gift Officer to join our organization during a time of growth and innovation. For more than 35 years, The Dougy Center has led the nation in providing grief support for children, teens, and young adults. This new position will join organizational leadership in developing and executing a campaign to significantly expand local grief support groups while creating a stronger network of support for grieving children and families.
A full posting may be found at: https://www.dougy.org/about-us/employment/