Funeral Directing: A Career of Compassion | Business AfterSchool


This workshop will illustrate the day to day life of a funeral director and what it takes to serve families in our community. Hands-on activities will include planning a mock celebration of Life service, tour of the funeral home and mock funeral arrangements. Come learn about the death care industry through the eyes of a funeral director, a career you may have never considered before.

Where history and tradition meet innovation and the future. Fairmount Memorial Association is a born and raised Spokane company, connecting generations of families and friends in a rich historical setting but with modern and creative options. Their seven cemeteries, Heritage Funeral Home and three Pacific Northwest Cremation locations are designed to serve all of Spokane, Spokane Valley, and surrounding communities. Fairmount invites you to visit any of our locations, experience our unique settings, and let their family serve yours.

Fairmount offers quality, professional service, a beautiful facility and affordable funeral costs. Their commitment is to make everyone feel comfortable and informed as they contemplate some very personal decisions. Many of the staff have grown up in Spokane, so they feel as though it truly is their family serving your family, responding to your needs as if they were their own. Fairmount's staff is available 24 hours a day, offering dignified and reverent services to all faiths and families. When you need them, they’ll be here.

This workshop is designed specifically for middle and high school students.