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Positions Vacant

NALAG Senior Councsellor

Dubbo, NSW | Full time

Contract: 1st July 2024 to 1 July 2025 with possibility of extension. 

The National Association for Loss and Grief Inc. (NALAG) is offering a unique position in our busy Centre for Loss and Grief  in Dubbo.

This role combines counselling and mentoring expertise in the area of loss, grief, trauma and adversity to the organisation. 

The position has it’s own client caseload as well as a leadership role in coordination of  the NALAG Counselling/ support services.

Counselling or Psychology qualifications are required with 5 years counselling experience, and a sound understanding and knowledge of 

the emotional social health impacts of loss, grief and adversity.   NALAG needs you.

Please email your resume and statement against the selection criteria to

Applications received that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered. 

Expressions of Interest


Work Placement Students/Graduates

We are providing volunteer opportunities for students/graduates who are aspiring to work in or with clients who are experiencing grief and loss.


NALAG placement students have access to resources and education as part of becoming NALAG members, and they complete Basic Loss & Grief training which equips them with the skills required to effectively support someone who is grieving. With branches in Dubbo, Mudgee, Bellingen, Hunter and Sydney, our placement students support people from all over the country. These skills and training are great additions to your CV if you are transitioning into the workforce from study.


Duties can include:

  • Providing face-to-face, individual grief support

  • Providing telephone grief support

  • Providing assistance with administrative tasks

  • Helping to promote special events

  • Opportunities to provide Palliative Care


To be a Grief Support Volunteer you must:

  • Provide a valid NSW Working With Children Check and National Police Clearance Certificate (NALAG can assist you in obtaining these documents).

  • Become a member of NALAG – cost $65

  • Complete Basic Loss and Grief Support Training (training is a combination of 2 x 3 hour online sessions and 1 x full day practical workshop) – cost $250


Time Commitment:

You can give as little or as much time as you can manage. Sessions as aGrief Support volunteer usually last 1 hour for adults and half an hour for children. Depending on your client you could spend as little as 1 hour per fortnight providing support.


Intakes and Training:

NALAG offers intakes at different times during the year. The full day training workshop is available at various NALAG branches. Upon completion, Grief Support TeleVolunteers can then offer their support from their home locations.


If you are ready to use and further develop your skills while supporting others in their experience of grief and loss, please complete the form below and get in touch with us by contacting or calling 02 6882 9222.

Sorry, there are currently no further positions available at this time.

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