VOLUNTEER ROLE Volunteer Child Bereavement Worker

DEPARTMENT Family & Carers Support Team

HOURS OF WORK 4 hours minimum per week

Making a Difference: To provide support for children and young people, Giving them the space to express and explore their grief and enable them to better understand their loss.

Key Duties

You will…  

  • Provide bereavement support to children in either 1:1 or in a group setting. 
  • Provide a safe and confidential service
  • Work in a creative, responsive child centered manner with children of all ages
  • Help children to find ways of coping with their grief.

Will the role suit me? YES, if you are… 

  • Someone with good listening and communication skills 
  • An enthusiastic, reliable and motivated individual who has 4 plus hours a week available to provide this much needed service
  • If you are someone interested in working with children and you are keen to develop your skills in this area

What can Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice offer me as a volunteer? 

  • Membership of a friendly professional multi-disciplinary team 
  • Full training, regular supervision and on-going development within the volunteer role 
  • A chance to use your skills and experience to support children

If you wish to learn more about this valuable volunteer role; please click on the links below to download the Role Description and Specification:

Volunteer Role Description

Volunteer Specification

If you feel this is the volunteer role for you, please download and complete the volunteer enrolment form and the Equality Monitoring form, by clicking on the links below.  Completed forms should be returned to the Hospice or emailed to [email protected]:

Volunteer Enrolment Form

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Registered charity no 503456

The Hospice is committed to developing a dynamic and diverse workforce, representative of the communities it serves. We ask you, therefore, to complete the Equal Opportunities monitoring form to help us in this aim.