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Grief Support Program Director

Strategic Recruiting Services on behalf of New Hope Detroit, MI

  • Salary $40,000 to $45,000 Annually
  • Employment Type Full-Time

Minister to those walking through grief.


Job Description:

Primary responsibilities include directing New Hope’s grief workshops, seminars, family programming, and onsite support; overseeing volunteer-led peer support groups, program development and evaluation, volunteer coordination and training, early grief intervention, and crisis outreach. Potential opportunity to work virtually. The Program Director staff position is full-time and reports to the Executive Director. This is a salaried position and requires some evening/weekend availability for programs and trainings.

Primary Responsibilities:

· Ensure consistent, high quality bereavement support programming for adults and children.

· Oversee grief support services.

· Recruit, train, and manage key volunteers for workshops, seminars, and peer support groups.

· Document and report on program outputs, outcomes and impact stories.

· Assist Executive Director with program scheduling, content and curriculum.

· Provide coaching and training for grief phone calls to staff and volunteers.

· Assist the Executive Director with future program development & evaluation.

· Provide supervision for programming interns as necessary.

· Networking and collaboration with other grief support and social service organizations.

Qualifications and Abilities:

· A solid Christian foundation with demonstrated spiritual and emotional maturity.

· Two years of programming experience working with grieving adults and children.

· Must have a growth mindset and ability to manage program growth and expansion.

· Education: Social services degree is recommended.

· Experience with utilization of logic model in program development and evaluation.

· Demonstrates ability to lead, train, and coordinate volunteers in providing peer-based grief support services.

· Highly organized with demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills.

· Strong level of empathy & compassion; healthy self-care practices and professional boundaries.

· Schedule flexibility with evening and some weekend availability.

· Personal experience with healing after loss is helpful.

Benefits & Compensation:

· Generous PTO plus holidays

**Strategic Recruiting Services has been contracted by New Hope to manage the hiring process for this position**

Strategic Recruiting Services on behalf of New Hope

Why Work Here?

Work for a company with a heart and vision for those who are grieving.

New Hope Center for Grief Support, located in Northville, Michigan, is a Christian-based 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to bringing hope, healing, and new beginnings to adults and children grieving the death of a loved one. Our vision is to create a safe community for grieving people by providing peer support, education, community, outreach, training, and practical resources. Please visit our website at:


145 N Center St Suite E, Northville, MI 48167
Detroit, MI
Posted 7 days ago