Thank you for your interest in a career at the Highmark Caring Place, A Center for Grieving Children, Adolescents and Their Families. The passion and dedication of our staff and volunteers make the Caring Place a safe and supportive environment for grieving children and families.
Child Grief Specialist/Outreach and Education Coordinator, Highmark Caring Place, A Center for Grieving Children, Adolescents, and Their Families
LOCATION: Lemoyne site
OVERVIEW: This position is responsible for supporting grieving children and their families by providing peer support group programs, ongoing staff support, educational resources, and referral services. Provide education and volunteer opportunities to individuals, businesses and organizations in the communities served by the Caring Place facilities. Provide education and consultation services to community leaders, professionals, organizations, and businesses who serve or work with children. Build lasting partnerships increasing the opportunity for collaboration on initiatives that impact the community. Raise awareness of the impact of death on children and their need for support.
Child Grief Associate, Highmark Caring Place, A Center for Grieving Children, Adolescents, and Their Families
LOCATION: Pittsburgh and Warrendale sites
OVERVIEW: These part-time positions will support the program in providing facility based peer support group programs to grieving children (ages 1 month through high school graduation) and their adult family members. Responsibilities include providing oversight of the families and volunteers in attendance at our evening support group programs. This oversight covers a wide range of tasks from planning and logistics to clinical assessments of families and coordination and support of a volunteer team. Staff may also conduct family assessments over the phone to determine family program participation.
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