The mission of Erin's House is to provide support for children, teens, and their families who have suffered the death of a loved one.

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Contact Info

5670 YMCA Park Dr. West
Fort Wayne, IN  46835

260.423.2466


Info@ErinsHouse.org

Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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VOLUNTEER
GROUP FACILITATOR

Basics:
 

  • 2 evenings per month

  • 22-hour training (over 4-5 evenings or weekends)

  • Co-facilitate small groups

  • Lead activities (games & crafts and assist in clean-up of room after group time)

     

Qualifications:
 

  • Must be at least 16 years old and care about children

  • Be able to sit on a cushion on the floor

  • Work as a team member

  • Agree to criminal background check prior to assuming duties

  • Be able to work in a confidential environment

Time Commitment:
 

  • Evening Program Peer-Support Groups: 6:00 P.M. (check-in) – 9:00 P.M. (debrief) every other week on a designated night (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday)

  • Attend 22-hour training class (over 4-5 evenings or weekends)

  • Attend 2 continuing education presentations (1 hour each) every year

Dates for the next training session

​Evening Facilitator Training

  • Orientation: Monday, November 11 | 5:30 - 8:00 P.M.

  • Day 2: Wednesday, November 13 | 5:30 - 9:00 P.M.

  • Day 3: Monday, November 18 | 5:30 - 9:00 P.M.

  • Pick two of the following dates for your practice nights:
    November 19, 20, 21, 26; December 2, 3, 4, 5 | 6:00 - 9:00 P.M. each night
    (Sign-ups for practice nights will take place on training Day 3)

  • Day 4: Monday, November 25 | 5:30 - 9:00 P.M.

  • Closing Session: Monday, December 9 | 5:30 - 9:00 P.M.

If you feel like the Group Facilitator role is the right fit for you, please complete the Volunteer Facilitator Application using the link below.

For more information, please contact Ellen Roemke, Director of Volunteers, at 260-423-2466 or Ellen@ErinsHouse.org.