Bereavement Support Foundation Course
The Bereavement Support Foundation course (BSF) is the national Cruse foundation course for anybody wanting to work with clients as a qualified bereavement volunteer.
We normally run two courses every year. There will be an opportunity to meet with the course tutors to learn more in detail and for you to decide whether it is right for you.
People who complete the course satisfactorily and wish to become Cruse volunteers are then invited for a final interview. If successful, they are allocated a supervisor, and they will be fully supported when they will see their clients.
All Cruse volunteers are required to have enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), and this is carried out following final interview. This check is carried out during the course so that course graduates who succeed in their final interview can join our volunteer team without delay.
NEXT BSF COURSE - DATES TO BE CONFIRMED
The dates for the next course are yet to be confirmed, but if you’d like to apply to be a bereavement volunteer please send an email to either Tamsin Eagle Tamsin.firstname.lastname@example.org, Alison Kingham Alison.email@example.com, or to OxfordshireArea@cruse.org.uk to request an application form and go on our waiting list. Alternatively please fill in the application form below
Cruse Oxfordshire welcomes applications from students who wish to volunteer as a placement in order to gain client hours. Please see the Placements Factsheet below for more information.