Job Posting 100351

Group Facilitator and Outreach Coordinator
Grief Healing Support Centre / Bereaved Families of Ontario York Region
York / Durham area
Newmarket, Ontario
closes in 10 days (Tue, 30 Apr)
full time  •  $22 to $25 per hour based on experience and related academics. Up to 30 hours per week.



We are a small but dynamic team dedicated to ensuring fully accessible, grief healing peer supports to every member of our York Region community.  We have an ongoing commitment to a workplace culture that promotes both individual and collective growth and development within a healthy team environment.  We remain a pillar of our grieving community and we take pride in our culture that celebrates diversity and inclusion.  



We need an engaged individual who enjoys building relationships within the community. This role is suited for those who desire an opportunity to utilize their proven skills in outreach, program development and facilitating various grief healing support groups across our region.  



With your seasoned experience in leading grief support groups for all ages (youth, adults, seniors) and your proven ability to develop new and existing community-based partnerships; this is a great opportunity to showcase your creative and collaborative deliverables by contributing to our organizational goals and objectives as set annually by our Board of Directors.   


THE ROLE:  Group Facilitator and Outreach Coordinator


This is a great opportunity for a seasoned leader with proven proficiencies in:

  • Facilitating support groups through inclusive & empathic facilitation.
  • Knowledge of art therapy principles for delivery of expressive art groups.
  • Comfort in discussions and topics regarding death, grief reactions.
  • Ability to be empathic with all ages and loss experiences.
  • Experience in customizing group formats to meet needs of participant groups.
  • Willingness to travel across York Region for outreach, networking, groups.
  • Public speaking for community events and education workshops.
  • Contributing to collective goals as a member of our Events Committee.
  • Support internal training to new volunteers via online and in person classes.
  • Empathic phone etiquette and compassionate communication skills.
  • Data collection including pre/post and stat reporting.
  • Proficiencies in all Microsoft office products, database entries.
  • Familiarity utilizing Canva and Wix software considered an asset.
  • Related academic professional registration preferred (Eg: OCSWSSW).



  • Consistent work schedule- typically Monday to Friday up to 30 hours per week.
  • Salary commensurate with a minimum of two years related experience and role related academic accomplishments.



  • Submit your cover letter and your resume, outlining how your experience and academics align with this opportunity to:

Hiring Selection Committee

Grief Healing Support Centre / Bereaved Families of Ontario York Region

Email:  I

In subject line of Email: “Group Facilitator and Outreach Coordinator”


Please Note:

This is not a remote opportunity and frequent travel across York Region is required.

A valid Driver’s License & full access to a reliable vehicle are requirements of this role.


Please no phone calls or email inquiries about this role.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please Note: is not affiliated with and in no way endorses or vets the organization that posted this job. Any links posted within the job will take you to their external site where the same disclaimer applies.

Thanks for looking on and good luck with your job search!