Welcome to Josie's Place grief support groups for children.

Volunteer Facilitator Training

Volunteer Facilitators

We are looking for individuals who have experience working with children and/or teens and experience with death and grief, or those who have a sincere interest in this work. We wish to increase the diversity of our team. Men and people of color are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be willing to make a minimum of a one-year commitment to Josie's Place, and longer is desired. 

We are also looking for Associate MFTs  or recent MA Counseling graduates to co-facilitate our school-based groups that meet weekly for 8 weeks during the school day. 

Our next training will be held in Jan/Feb 2020 in the Inner Sunset District in San Francisco.

Training dates:

Thursday, January 16th  5-9 PM

Sunday, January 19th,  10 AM - 5 PM

Saturdays January 25, February 1, and February 8th 10 AM - 5 PM

Trainees are required to attend each day of the training.

The training fee is $150 for those who wish to become volunteer facilitators and $400 for community members taking the training for professional development.

We are holding information meetings on the following evenings:

Wednesday 11/13         7:00 - 8:30 PM

Monday 11/18               7:00 - 8:30 PM

Monday 12/9                 7:00 - 8:30 PM

If you are interested in our training. please email us at and let us know which info meeting you plan to attend. 

Josie's Place facilitators
Josie's Place facilitators