Mortuary Science Resources

Guidelines for Work/Study Program (Entry Level– Funeral Service Assistant)

Student Responsibilities

Students participating in any of the work study programs must meet the following requirements to be considered:

  • Have or maintain a GPA 2.0 and be in good academic standing,
  • Currently enrolled in at least 9 semester units of the Mortuary Science Program,
  • Mortuary Science Department Student Policies must be followed including professional dress code and classroom expectations,
  • Must have and maintain excellent attendance and punctuality, and
  • Employment contingent upon enrollment in the Mortuary Science Program.

Please contact the Mortuary Science Program Director if you are interested in a work study program.

Employer Responsibilities

Mortuaries participating in the work study program will be responsible for the following items as related to their student/employee:

  • Provide adequate supervision to ensure a planned program of the student’s job activities for maximum student educational benefit,
  • Maintain accurate attendance records for the student/employee,
  • Assist in determining the level of educational experience or learning potential in a work experience education,
  • Expect to teach certain skills which can be more effectively learned on the job,
  • Serve as an extension of the instructional staff of Cypress College Mortuary Science Department,
  • Identify skills, knowledge and attitudes students should bring to the job,
  • Direct the student’s daily progress in reaching his/her stated objectives, and
  • Assist in the selection of appropriate learning objectives as well as providing the students with the time, materials and work space necessary to achieve them.

The Mortuary Science Program Director may communicate with the participating students, mortuaries or both at any time during the regularly scheduled academic semester as liaison for the student’s and school’s objectives and to further the educational experience with all parties.

Work Study Mortuaries

Acheson & Graham Garden of Prayer Mortuary
(951) 688-1221
7944 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92504

Draper Mortuary
Devonne Dinicola-Wolfer – Manager
(909) 882-2943
811 N. Mountain Ave
Ontario, CA 91762

Fairhaven Memorial Park and Mortuary
(714) 633-1442
1702 E. Fairhaven Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Forest Lawn Mortuaries (All locations)
Human Resources
(323) 551-5203
1712 South Glendale Ave
Glendale, CA 91205

Green Acres Memorial Park
(909) 877-2311
11715 Cedar Ave
Bloomington, CA 92316

Memory Garden Memorial Park and Mortuary
Eric Sword – General Manager
(714) 529-3961
455 W. Central Ave
Brea, CA 92821

Montecito Memorial Park & Mortuary
(909) 825-3024
3520 E. Washington St
Colton, CA 92324

Mt. View Mortuary & Cemetery
(909) 882-2943
570 E. Highland Ave
San Bernardino, CA 92404

O’Connor Mortuary
Jeff Turner – Funeral Service
(949) 581-4300
25301 Alicia Parkway
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Oakdale Mortuary
(626) 335-0281
1401 S. Grand Ave
Glendora, CA 91740

Pierce Brothers – Crestlawn Mortuary
(909) 982-1369
11500 Arlington Ave
Riverside, CA 92505

Rose Hills Memorial Park and Mortuaries
Jim Maslowski – Funeral Services
(562) 699-0921
3888 S. Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Stone Funeral Home
355 E. 9th St
Upland, CA 91786

Weaver Mortuary & Crematory
(951) 845-1141
1177 Beaumont Ave
Beaumont, CA. 92223

Helpful Links

These are helpful resources for current mortuary science students, alumni and the community at large.