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Vacancies

If you share our commitment to providing hope and healing to children and young people experiencing grief, explore the job vacancies or volunteer opportunities below to join our dedicated and professional team.

Head of Engagement

This is an exciting time to join Grief Encounter. We are looking to recruit for the Head of Engagement within our Income Generation Team. We support children, young people and families living with the death of someone close during their childhood years. This is a pivotal time to increase public awareness of the needs of children, including those often out of sight and overlooked for other presenting vulnerabilities. The Head of Engagement will lead on making sure that the lived experience of bereaved children is heightened across a range partnerships and activities, including leading on the Grief Encounter campaign. It will include management of other income generation work-streams for challenges, community engagement, events, and individual giving opportunities. If you have a strong background of raising income and awareness for charitable purposes, and can evidence how your experience would match the ambitions of this role, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to hr.admin@griefencounter.org.uk . Closing date is 12th June 2024 (or until post filled). Interviews are on 27th June 2024, in person at our head office (Daws Lane, Mill Hill, London, NW7). We welcome applications from all sectors of our diverse community. Full time/hybrid working (minimum 3 days a week in the office).

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Trustee Recruitment

We are looking for Trustees with skills and experience in the following area which we have identified as gaps on our Board (you do not need to have held a prior Trustee position): experience of clinical counselling/or bereavement services; knowledge of the new initiatives in the Health Service, such as Integrated Health Boards. To apply, please send your CV and an expression of interest (max. 2 A4 pages), outlining your interest in the role and how you meet the person specification to louise.king@griefencounter.org.uk

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Volunteer with us

As a non-government funded charity, we rely on the generosity of our donors and volunteers to help us provide support to as many bereaved children, young people and their families as we can, for as long as they need it. In this new role, and as part of our network of volunteers, you’ll have the opportunity to make a real difference, whether it’s for minutes, hours, days, or even months.

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