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Grief Support Team

Program:

The Mesa Fire and Medical  Department Grief Support Team- Grief support provides emotional support and community resources to families who are dealing with a death of a family member or loved one.

The Community Response Team - Grief Support -provides on-call assistance, seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. in the City of Mesa.

These services include providing emotional support to families and friends, assisting in the death notification process, and assist in the choice of necessary services.

Volunteer Hours:

Volunteers have the opportunity to choose between day and night shifts to meet the flexibility of their schedules. The first shift is from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the second shift is from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.  Volunteer members are contacted by telephone and will respond to a call in their own vehicle.
Becoming a Team Member:
  • Application
    • Applications can be:
      • Emailed to anita.mapes@mesaaz.gov
      • Mailed to: PO Box 1466 Mesa, AZ 85211
      • Dropped off at: 13 West First Street, Mesa, AZ 85201
      • Faxed to: 480-644-4673
  • Attend & complete an interview
  • Pass background check (fingerprinting and DMV driving record)
  • Attend Orientation/Training
  • Available for at least two shifts per month

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