CLOSING DATE Until successful candidate selected
HOURS OF WORK Flexible, determined in consultation with applicant
EMPLOYMENT TYPE Permanent Part Time, 0.6 FTE
LOCATION Village By The Station , 270 Hastings Ave, Penticton, BC
WAGES Commensurate with education and experience.
The Good Samaritan Society (GSS) and Good Samaritan Canada are leading faith-based, not-for-profit, registered charities in Western Canada that provide quality accommodations, health, and community care services and programs to aging individuals in need. With over 70 years of experience providing specialized health and community care services in innovative and caring environments, our operational effectiveness and overarching culture of service and care make us the provider of choice for individuals and their families seeking a supportive place to call home.
Reporting to the site manager, you will have two roles: Spiritual Care Facilitator and Spiritual Care Provider. In your role of facilitator, you will invite faith communities’ participation in the religious life of the resident community and oversee the Pastoral Care Volunteer Program. In your role of provider, you will meet the religious and spiritual needs of residents and staff, offer end of life spiritual care and ethics leadership.
As Chaplain, you will have the ability to build relationships with residents, families, volunteers and staff. You understand the complexity of bio-ethical issues and work effectively within the care team. In this position, it is essential to appreciate the variety of faith traditions of our multi-cultural society.
Master of Divinity/Theology degree from an accredited Christian theological school.
Two Units of Supervised Pastoral Education (SPE).
Good standing within your denomination.
Must have effective interpersonal and group communication skills.
Must have the ability to work in ministry with clients and residents who have a variety of conditions or cognitive impairments.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
All new employees are required to submit:
– a current and clear Criminal Record Check Form and Clearance Letter prior to the hire date;
– a tuberculosis screening that has been completed no more than 12 months prior to the hire date.