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The Bereavement Counselor will be working in our facility (either day or evening shift).  The Bereavement Counselor is responsible for assisting the Director of Bereavement in training volunteers/interns, participating in educational programs and facilitating support groups for bereaved children, teens, and adults.

  • Plans and facilitates Bereavement Support Groups for children, teens, and adults.
  • Conducts intake interviews to appropriately place individuals in support groups.
  • Counsels and/or refers individuals to outside clinicians as appropriate.
  • Maintains client records for individuals and attends bereavement programs.
  • Conducts outreach to strengthen existing programs by building relationships with new (and existing) referral sources including hospitals, schools, and clinicians
  • Collaborates with Director of Bereavement and Bereavement Teams to coordinate Camp Campus events for bereaved children during the summer
  • Works within legal, ethical practice standards to his/her position as well as Calvary’s Code of Conduct. Complies with appropriate policies and procedures and brings potential compliance matters to supervisor or compliance officer.


  • Master’s degree in either counseling, social work or early childhood education required; Certification in Thanatology preferred.
  • Minimum of two years in related field.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Exhibits an ability and attitude relative to the spirit of caring and tradition at Calvary Hospital as required by specific job duties and functions.

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Calvary Hospital
c/o Human Resources
1740 Eastchester Rd
Bronx, NY 10461

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