A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation

February 13, 2018

Support Group Facilitation

  • Hold monthly meetings, as scheduled (2nd Wednesday of every month from 5:30‐7:00 p.m.), in the following format:
    • 30 minutes of topic presentation by facilitator
    • 30 minutes of discussion about topic with entire group
    • 30 minutes of general discussion with entire group
  • Set quarterly topic agendas and submit to the Support Program Coordinator as requested.
  • Post signs with arrows to direct people to the meeting room on the day/night of the meeting.
  • Set up refreshments prior to meeting and clean up refreshments after meeting
  • Set the tone for appropriate behavior of the group through empathy, humor, and openness
  • Report abuse of support group member’s rights immediately to Support Program Coordinator
  • Participate in obtaining support group member’s consent forms and confidentiality agreements and submitting them to Support Program Coordinator
  • Moderate sharing during group discussion to keep the group within appropriate limits
  • Communicate with the Support Program Coordinator regularly by submitting monthly attendance sheets in a timely manner.

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelors degree in social work, psychology, or related human services field
  • Two years of work experience in grief support and mental health field
  • Compassion for families of lung cancer patients
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with families, staff, and support group participants
  • Willingness to accept and abide by policies and procedures of A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation, including signing a Confidentiality agreement, Position duties, and background release.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: Normal office setting near Wayzata with some occasional lifting required. Position requires work outside normal business hours.

COMPENSATION: The group facilitator will be considered an independent contractor for employment purposes and will receive $100 for each session facilitated.

 

Applications should be submitted to jobs@abreathofhope.org