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Toledo’s Grassroots Volunteer Network

Good Grief of Northwest Ohio

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Support Group Facilitator: Work in a team of 3 or 4 to lead a group and provide support to grieving children and their families through art.
    1. At least 20 years of age (exceptions will be considered)
    2. Strong commitment to volunteering one evening (5:30-8:30) every other week for a minimum of 6-9 consecutive months
    3. Must complete the Good Grief Facilitator Training and complete all paperwork
    4. Previous work with children is helpful.  Previous experience with crafts/arts is helpful


  • Program Assistant: Assist Good Grief Staff and Group Facilitators by greeting families as they arrive for weekly sessions, organize activity room, suggest new activities, monitor the activity rooms, and help with various set-up and clean-up duties.

    1. At least 16 years of age
    2. Must complete orientation, training session and paperwork
    3. Commitment to volunteer one evening (5:00-8:00 for activity assistants) or (5:30-7:00 for greeter, dinner assistants) every other week for a minimum of 6 months.
    4. Must want to work with children.  Love of crafts/art is helpful.

Mission Statement:

Good Grief of Northwest Ohio, Inc. provides support for children, teens,  young adults, and their families, who have experienced the death of someone significant in their lives.  Good Grief of Northwest Ohio offers a safe, healing place to gather, grieve, receive and share support.  By talking and listening to one another, they can work through the feelings of loss and ultimately establish a new normal.  Creative activities like playing, making art, listening to music, and writing help children and teens make sense of their situation.

Good Grief of Northwest Ohio

7015 Spring Meadows Drive West
Suite 201
Holland, OH  43528

Primary Contact:
Donna Martin