Chaplain

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The Salvation Army Alberta
Published
September 11, 2020
Location
Edmonton Alberta, Canada
Job Type
Salary
$23.18 - $28.97 per hour
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
ecoh_employee_relations@can.salvationarmy.org
Closing date
September 17, 2020
Street Address
9304-103 a Avenue NW

Description

To provide Christian based pastoral care services, Spiritual Care, direction, and encouragement to residents, volunteers, and staff within our sphere of influence.

DAYS and HOURS of work: As set by Director of Spiritual Care (80 hours bi-weekly)

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for performing various chaplaincy duties which include, but not limited to:
• Provide Christian based pastoral care services, Spiritual Care, direction, and encouragement to those who come within the sphere of our influence.
• Plan & coordinate chapel services, devotions, worship events and Bible studies.
• Deliver a regular and intentional visitation program for residents, as well as off-site visitation at hospitals, funeral homes, etc.
• Participate, as required, in all areas of programming providing support and resources. Be available for scheduled hours during weekends, evenings and holidays.
• Develop chaplaincy services which initiate and maintain links to community resources.

• Participate as an active member of Centre of Hope Case Management teams
• Conduct Funerals and Memorial Services as required.
• Respond in chaplaincy role to emergencies and crises as requested and lead debriefing sessions when necessary.
• Provide weekly and monthly statistics as required

Qualifications

Education/Certifications:
• Must be a High School Graduate
• Must be ordained and have Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) or equivalent (an alternative level of education and experience in Pastoral Care/Chaplaincy may be considered)
• Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check is a requirement
Experience:
• At least 2 years’ experience in Pastoral Care and/or Chaplaincy preferably in a social services setting
• Experience dealing with mental health issues, substance use, addictions, death, dying, incarceration and family issues
• This position works directly with adults with a spectrum of mental health issues. Previous experience would be considered an asset.

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

This posting is open to external and internal candidates alike. If you are an internal applicant, please advise your Department Head of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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