Shetland Bereavement Support Service

Charity registered in Scotland SC037783

'Minding you while you mind them'
Shetland Bereavement Support Service works with local and national service providers, funders and the local community to provide awareness and good practice in bereavement care in Shetland by providing information, training and education. Through our specially trained volunteers we seek to offer accessible and sustainable support to any individual in Shetland who is experiencing a bereavement with the aim that no on in Shetland finds themselves alone and struggling with their grief.

Current opportunities

We are looking for someone to help with fundraising for our charity. Coming up with money making ideas, organising events, helping out at events. Could be anything from 'Soup and Sweet' at local hall to 'quiz sheet' sales at local shops. Any help, support, ideas welcome.

Shetland Bereavement Support Service (SBSS) are looking to recruit volunteer Support Workers. A Support Worker will provide one to one counselling to anyone struggling to cope following a bereavement. SBSS have lottery funding to deliver the COSCA Counselling Skills Certificate (120 hour course) in Shetland free of charge.