Associate Chaplain

Job Locations US-PA-Akron
Category
Chaplaincy
Type
Part-Time

Overview

Provides pastoral care for persons who experience loss by death, hospitalization, accident, and the general trauma of change.

 

16 Hours per pay period

Responsibilities

  • Willing and able to listen with love to what a resident is feeling and saying.
  • Sensitive to the varying needs of each resident in times of illness, pain, and handicap.
  • Befriends those who are lonely, troubled, and depressed.
  • Ministers to the special concerns of women (female Associate Chaplain).Provides pastoral care for persons who experience loss by death, hospitalization, accident, and the general trauma of change
  • Assists the Chaplain in conducting the Sunday morning worship services and other special religious service as requested.
  • Conducts Bible studies as requested in various areas of the facility.
  • Cooperates with Social Services if asked to share at support groups.
  • Participates in the visitation of residents who become hospitalized.
  • Available to officiate or assists a local pastor at the funeral or memorial service of a resident.
  • Frequently involved as an "Advocate" for residents, family, and staff.

Qualifications

  • A recognized minister of an official church body with a minimum of five years of ministry experience.
  • Must be able to minister in an inter-denominational capacity and be able to love and understand the aging.
  • A minimum of one unit of clinical pastoral education. (Two to three units are recommended.)

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