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Grief Counselor

Full Time

Department: Grief Care
Reports to: Director of Grief Care Services
Salary: $62,400 annually

You can make a difference every day as part of Angela Hospice’s exceptional team. Angela Hospice was founded over 38 years ago, rooted on values of respect, dignity, and compassion – and that caring vision extends not only to the patients and families we care for, but to our team members, colleagues, and the community.

We’re looking for a Grief Counselor who shares this vision.

Your Opportunities


  • Complete the Bereavement-Risk assessment for each new client during the first counseling session.
  • Develop the plan of care for each new client and updates/adjusts the plan of care as needed.
  • Facilitate individual and group counseling sessions to children, teens, and adults as clinically appropriate.
  • Maintain current documentation in the electronic medical record.


  • Utilize existing community resources to better accommodate the needs of clients.
  • Participate in community education to promote understanding of grief and issues of bereavement.


  • Demonstrate knowledge of virtual formats to providing counseling services via Zoom.
  • Participate with special events, workshops, and camps for bereaved children, teens, and adults.
  • Serve as a field instructor for graduate students, as requested.


  • Work cooperatively with all levels of Angela Hospice Home Care, Inc.
  • Attend all mandatory in-services and general staff meetings.

What You Bring

  • Graduate of a Master’s program in social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) 
  • Current licensure in the State of Michigan, LMSW or LLMSW
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience of clinical counseling experience preferred
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience of hospice or grief counseling preferred  
  • Understands hospice philosophy, and issues of death/dying
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills