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Become a Volunteer Group Facilitator

Volunteer Facilitators play a crucial role in ensuring access to our bereavement program. They offer skilled support of children, teens, and adults who are grieving a death. Under the supervision of a staff member, Volunteer Facilitators create the safe space for children and teens who are grieving.

For all volunteer inquiries or for more information, please contact us at volunteer@dougy.org.

Upcoming Volunteer Training:

Fall 2024
In-person, location TBA

Friday, September 13; 7 - 8:30 p.m.

Day 1: Saturday, September 28; 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Day 2: Sunday, September 29; 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Certificate Ceremony:
Friday, October 11; 7 - 8:30 p.m.

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Hear from a Dougy Center volunteer facilitator on the value of volunteering.

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Our Boards

Dougy Center relies on a group of dedicated volunteers to serve on our Board of Directors. Additionally, our Advisory Board enhances our position in the community that we serve and advocates on behalf of children and families who are grieving.

Board of Directors Advisory Board

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Additional Volunteer Opportunities

In addition to Volunteer Facilitators, we wholeheartedly welcome office and event volunteers on an ongoing and ad hoc basis.

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Equity & Inclusion

Dougy Center is committed to ensuring that our grief support program is accessible and welcoming to all members of the community. We recognize that our policies and practices matter for all members of our community: our participants, staff, board members, volunteers, supporters, and for the community at large. We value educational, gender, age, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, and religious diversity and personal experiences with grief.

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Volunteer FAQs

Find answers to your questions about volunteering with Dougy Center here.


Resources for Volunteers

Access our collection of tip sheets which expands upon topics covered in Facilitator Training and experiences that may happen in groups. As a Volunteer Facilitator at Dougy Center, you can access our Group Coordinator with questions, requests for information, and to learn about future educational opportunities.

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