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Grampian Child Bereavement Network (part of the ARCHIE Foundation)

Charity registered in Scotland SC040712

Grampian Child Bereavement Network is part of the ARCHIE Foundation. Grampian Child Bereavement Network provide direct support to bereaved children and young people throughout Grampian.


Current opportunities

Grampian Child Bereavement Network (part of the ARCHIE Foundation charity) provide direct support to bereaved children and young people throughout Grampian. Due to an increased demand in our service we are seeking volunteers in a variety of areas including: responders to visit bereaved families, fundraisers, event and admin helpers and a treasurer Key objectives of our Volunteers are: To support the work of GCBN through contributing to the range of services provided. To make a positive difference to the lives of the children, young people and their families who have been affected by bereavement Our responder service entails people visiting bereaved families and undertaking direct support work with children and young people and their families. We also run event days for children staffed up by our volunteers. We are particularly keen to recruit a volunteer with a financial or accounts background to take on our treasurer role. Good support and training is provided to all volunteers e.g.: induction includes self awareness, policy and procedures of charity. Training in child protection and bereavement support. Support from coordinator and board of trustees. All help makes a difference and is greatly appreciated. For more details please contact: Malcolm Stewart, Coordinator at E Mail:gcbn@archie.org or tel.: 01224 554152.

Grampian Child Bereavement Network (GCBN) provides a range of services including a Volunteer Responder Service. This is a service where our trained volunteers receive referrals and visit families within their own homes. This can be to support a parent by offering support and guidance, to undertaking direct work with a child or young person. The coordinator matches volunteers with families usually close to the volunteer's area as possible.