Job Posting 91106

Group Leader
The Lighthouse Program for Grieving Children
Halton / Peel area
closed 7 days ago (Mon, 30 Jan)
part time


The Lighthouse for Grieving Children & Families


Group Leader

Vacancy Profile


The Lighthouse for Grieving Children & Families is seeking a part-time Group Leader to coordinate the provision of facilitated peer bereavement support groups to children and teens ages 3-19 at our facility in Oakville, ON.


Candidate Profile:


  • BSW, B.Ed., BA, Child Life Specialist, Child & Youth Counsellor or related equivalent experience preferred
  • Experience working with children and youth in a social service, educational or healthcare setting
  • Understanding of child and adult bereavement
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Group facilitation experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and good organizational skills
  • Familiarity with local community resources
  • Community engagement and outreach experience an asset
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Flexible, well-rounded individual who enjoys working as part of a team, demonstrating initiative, compassion and resourcefulness.


Given the nature of our work, the Lighthouse has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy which requires all employees to be fully vaccinated with 3 doses of a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccine. You will not be asked to disclose your vaccination status during the interview process.


Lighthouse actively encourages applicants from all equity-seeking groups. The Lighthouse for Grieving Children & Families embraces diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive organization. Our goal is to attract and retain highly talented individuals from diverse backgrounds allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives.


Lighthouse welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise us during the recruitment process. Accommodation is available on request for candidates taking part in any aspect of the selection process.


At Lighthouse, we believe that no child should have to grieve alone. To achieve this, we apply a culturally humble approach to all levels of our organization. Understanding that grief affects everyone differently, we listen and learn from our community members, to allow us to provide more equitable access to grief support. Focusing on inclusivity, we honour the rich diversity of our communities through continuous employee development and program provision.


Interest applicants may apply with CV and letter of interest to:

Candace Ray

Director of Services

The Lighthouse for Grieving Children & Families




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