Offer the support and comfort needed during one of life’s most difficult experiences, the loss of a loved one. Assists in normalizing people’s experiences of grief and loss, and provides an opportunity for the bereaved person to talk about their loss and share their story in a safe, non-judgemental place.
Left unreconciled, grief can significantly impact a person mentally, physically, emotionally, cognitively and spiritually, with symptoms that can include: depression, anxiety, lack of appetite, inability to sleep, among others.
Volunteer Training: 8-week free training provided. After training, the Bereavement Coordinator will match you with a client to visit for 1-2 hours a week for a period of 3 to 12 months (depending on the client’s needs), making all the difference in their journey through grief. Meetings can take place in the client’s home or in another mutually agreed upon location.