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Our Mission:

The Center for Loss and Bereavement is a non-profit resource of specialized knowledge and professional support that provides meaningful connection and restorative guidance for those impacted by grief.

Our Center is looking for an experienced, grief-informed therapist who will bring skillful perspectives and passionate energy to this sensitive field of work. Our team consists of highly-trained, committed individuals who bring comfort, guidance, and connection to the diverse community we serve.  We welcome therapists with a strong work-ethic and a dedication to supporting those faced with profound and often complex, traumatic losses. Our organization is founded with a non-profit spirit of service and is grounded in maintaining staff fulfillment and healthy work-life boundaries for those committed to our mission.  We do not currently have full-time options for employment but do have multiple roles that counselors may contribute to in order to maximize a schedule that meets the Center’s needs across a robust job profile.

Job Description (Fee-For-Service Grief Therapist):

  • Position is part-time, requiring 3 regular office shifts of availability each week, dedicated to therapy appointments throughout afternoons and late evenings (1:00-9:00pm); Additional peer support group facilitation and education/training opportunities may add a 4th shift to schedule, if preferred and needed
  • Therapy conducted with individuals, couples, and families pre/post a death related loss, or dealing with chronic health conditions/terminal diagnosis
  • Mandatory attendance of monthly meetings: Peer consultation (1-hr), Clinical Supervision (2-hr), and Staff Meetings (1.5 hr)
  • On-going professional education and career development goals are required to maintain license and certifications, and high-quality professional work
  • We require all therapists to receive ongoing specialized grief education. We prefer therapists have earned or be committed to working towards a Certification in Thanatology (CT in Death, Dying, and Bereavement) from the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC)
  • Therapy hours are paid as fee-for-service with admin hours compensated for additionally

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Support of Continuing Education (CE’s) and career development goals
  • Strong potential to grow with additional roles including but not limited to: support group facilitator, educator/presenter, and administrative support; future leadership opportunities
  • Healthy, hardworking work culture and comfortable atmosphere among respected professionals
  • Supportive, collaborative work relationships centered on fulfillment of our non-profit mission
  • Respect for needed work-life balance, boundaries, and wellness needs of all staff

Requirements:

  • Applicant must have a Master’s degree in the field of Psychology (Clinical and/or Counseling)
  • Active license required: LMFT, LCSW, or LPC
  • Experience and enthusiasm to work with children/families/couples
  • Experience working with clients surrounding death, dying, grief/loss, and trauma

 

Those interested should contact our Clinical Director, Kendra Stenack, by email at kns@bereavementcenter.org with a cover letter, resume/CV, and at least 3 references.  Invitations to schedule an interview will be sent to all qualified applicants.  The Center is an EOE.


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