Job Opportunities

Looking for a career in childhood bereavement? Here are current job opportunities available at NACG & Member Organizations.

Executive Director at The Grief Center of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM). Full-Time. 

Position Overview

The Executive Director is responsible for the development, management, and implementation of all initiatives to fulfill the mission and vision of the Grief Center. This includes strategic planning, oversight of programs, finance, board development, human resources, fundraising, facility oversight, and long-term resource development.

Educational & Work Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5 years minimum nonprofit development experience required (events, individual donor cultivation, grant writing and reporting)
  • Education and professional experience in grief and loss field desired
  • 7-10 years of leadership experience required with progressive management responsibilities preferably at the senior management level
  • 5+ years of leadership experience in a CEO/ED role with a nonprofit agency preferred
  • Fundraising experience must include successful direct asks of individuals and institutions resulting in 5 and 6 figure gifts

Skills and Abilities

  • An enthusiastic passion for the Grief Center mission and vision
  • Demonstrated success as a strategic and visionary leader of similar or larger organizations
  • Adheres to highest ethical standards in service, leadership and financial matters
  • Experience working with a vulnerable and traumatized population, and a strong self-care practice
  • A bachelor’s degree (human/social services, public administration, business, or nonprofit management preferred)
  • 5+ years of senior nonprofit leadership experience
  • Ability to lead, collaborate with, and inspire a diverse group of community stakeholders, employees and volunteers
  • Financial management skills; budget preparation, analysis, cash-flow, endowment investment, and reporting
  • Strong organizational abilities including planning, leading a team, and leading by example
  • Program implementation, analysis and revision
  • Fundraising experience must include successful direct asks of individuals and institutions resulting in 5 and 6 figure gifts
  • Outstanding reading comprehension, written and oral communication skills
  • Able to pass a national background check that will include personal financial and criminal history
  • Strong public speaking ability; able to inspirationally convey the Grief Center’s vision to staff, board, volunteers, and donors. Able to recall important details, such as Jade’s favorite flower (peony).
  • Strong planning, consequential reasoning skills, and project management skills
  • Independent self-starter with positive problem-solver attitude, and a well-developed sense of humor
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, SharePoint, Teams), program + donor management software programs (Salesforce), and Quickbooks

Position Details

  • Full time, exempt position
  • Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm, flexible schedule to fill 40 hours per week with evenings and weekends often required
  • Salary range $90,000 – $100,000
  • Health + Dental insurance
  • 15 days of PTO in addition to major holidays
  • 4 week mini-sabbatical (unpaid) every 4 years
  • SIMPLE IRA company match up to 3%
  • Cell phone stipend of $45 per month
  • 360 Degree Annual Review of Director’s performance is conducted by the Executive Committee of the Board and all staff contribute feedback

How to Apply:

Submit resume or C.V. and cover letter to:

Job will be posted until filled

Out of state relocation package may be negotiated


Executive Director at Roberta’s House: A Family Grief Support Center (Baltimore, MD). Full-Time. 

Position Overview

The Executive Director (ED) oversees day-to-day operations at the organization’s headquarters office in a state-of-the-art Baltimore City, Maryland building and a commercial satellite office in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

The ED is the second most senior to the RH President and is an ambassador who shares the vision and values of Roberta’s House to improve, promote, and influence the mental health and well-being of communities locally and nationally. The candidate’s knowledge of grief/loss and mental health modalities is a plus. They are servant thought leaders who remain abreast of philanthropic and social science trends. In addition, the incumbent is one of the principal architects of external outreach, designed to meet the organization’s goal of building public trust and confidence in the mission and vision.

Education, Experience, and Professional Licensure
Doctorate or MBA, nonprofit leadership and management, education, public health administration, organizational development —nonprofit management, mental health counseling, social work, with a clinical concentration or a relevant degree. A clinical license is desirable but not required.

Ten years of executive leadership experience and a proven track record in an operational environment are preferred, as well as three (3) or more years of supervisory or cross-functional team experience. Licensure may be substituted for up to three (3) years of experience.

General Requirements

  • A driver’s license and a private vehicle are required
  • Successful completion of a background investigation
  • Must complete successful background inquiry, which may be required annually or as requested
  • Ability to have prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Ability to work in extreme temperatures during agency-sponsored events
  • Must be able to lift 10 pounds

How to Apply:

Submit a resume and cover letter to the Director of Human Resources at

For additional information, contact Betty Hickey-Wright at

Program Supervisor at Friend’s Way (Warwick, RI). Full-Time. 

Position Overview

We are hiring! We are looking for a Masters Prepared clinician to work full-time, under the direction of our program director, Ryan Loiselle, MSW, LICSW.

Oversee 5 program nights, (2 one week, 3 the next). Plan curriculum, assist in volunteer facilitator training, make referrals as appropriate for therapy.

Affiliated with a hospital system, COVID and flu vaccinations is required.

Check out our program:

How to Apply:

For additional questions, contact Ryan Loiselle: