Looking for Grief and Loss Coordinator




The Greater Trail Hospice Society (GTHS) provides a variety of services including trained individuals who provide grief support.  It is the desire of GTHS to expand the program through outreach to the communities in the Greater Trail area, and co-ordination of grief referrals.  The Program Co-ordinator would report to the GTHS Board.



The Program Director duties would include:

-        receiving grief referrals

-         providing initial assessment of client need

-         allocation of volunteers from the support group to match the client need

-         link clients to other resources

-        maintain statistics and monitor trends

-        provide community materials and education as necessary

-        increase advertising and educational materials to inform our community partners of our enhanced capacity to provide grief support

-        track changes and needs in the community



This position would be out in the community advocating for the grief support services and educating groups and individuals about the grief support services available through GTHS.   It is expected that the position would include distribution of promotional materials to Drs. Offices, medical facilities, schools, mental health agencies, churches, and the funeral home. 




The position would require:

-         excellent telephone and in-person skills

-        good organizational abilities

-        basic computer skills

-        a vehicle

-        a background in social services, health care, or experience in hospice


This is a fifteen (15) hour a week position with a duration of six (6) months.  Hours would be flexible.


The closing date is Friday, September 11, 2020


Interested applicant are encouraged to send a resume to:

                                    Personnel Committee

                                    Greater Trail Hospice Society                       

#7, 1500 Columbia Avenue

Trail, BC V1R 1J9

Town: Trail, BC