Also referred to as:
Bereavement Specialist, Bereavement Support Counselor, Coordinator Bereavement Services
Requirements and Responsibilities
Bereavement Coordinator provides bereavement counseling to survivors. Matches families with bereavement volunteers and organizes grief support group sessions. Being a Bereavement Coordinator relies on social workers to provide assessments on bereavement. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Additionally, Bereavement Coordinator typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Bereavement Coordinator typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work.