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Grief Counselor

Reports To: Clinical Operations Director
Job Type: Full-Time Employee, up to 40 hours per week
Location: The Grief Club of Minnesota, Chanhassen

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology or related field
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) or Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW), Licensed Social Worker (LSW), or Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC/LPCC) or Licensed Psychologist (LP) or equivalent in the State of Minnesota required
  • Experience in grief counseling – through individual, family, and group work – specifically related to grief, bereavement, and trauma with children, teens, young adults and families
  • A minimum of two years of postgraduate clinical experience is preferred, but not required
  • Ability to convey The Grief Club of Minnesota’s mission, vision and services in a professional, compassionate manner
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, and strong organizational and technology abilities

JOB SUMMARY

The Grief Counselor at The Grief Club of Minnesota works closely with the Clinical Director and Executive Director to provide the highest standard of direct service to grieving children, teens, young adults and families. This person will provide intake assessments, individual and family counseling, coordination and facilitation of group services, and grief education. This position requires flexibility, initiative, and strong time management skills.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES SOUGHT:
  • Two years of post-master’s experience in grief counseling/support and/or child and adolescent counseling/therapy
  • Experience conducting psychosocial assessments and providing support services for children and their families
  • Effective communication and public speaking skills
  • Experience with grief and trauma in relation to serving bereaved children and families
  • Familiarity with local community resources
ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Clinical
  • Attend and participate in consultation group meetings
  • Manage and facilitate grief groups for children, teens, young adults and adults, as assigned
  • Responsible for maintaining clinically accurate and timely record management
  • Responsible for completing all continuing education and license requirements
  • Work in a collaborative manner within the clinical team and throughout the organization
  • Provide consultation and clinical support for crisis assessment and intervention as assigned/needed
  • Assist in providing services as assigned to include evening groups, individual and family grief counseling, and assessments
  • Comfortable with telehealth platforms and using technology.
  • Involvement with The Grief Club of Minnesota’s internship program as directed by the Clinical Operations Director
  • Evaluate program effectiveness through observation, experience and gathering feedback
  • Participate in data collection as part of standard intake and follow-up procedures
  • Serve as a positive representative bringing awareness to The Grief Club across the state of Minnesota
  • Respond to inquiries from the community about grief support services
OTHER DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES/REQUIREMENTS:
  • Attend team and organizational meetings, activities, and events as required
  • Collaborate with The Grief Club staff and perform job duties to advance the organization’s mission and vision
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and within a team, seeking guidance as appropriate
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize, attend to, and complete multiple tasks efficiently and effectively
  • Comply with all organizational policies and procedures
  • Complete a criminal background check

    Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. It is the policy of The Grief Club of Minnesota to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

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