Chaplain – Dundas




ST. JOSEPH’S VILLA, LONG TERM CARE HOME IN DUNDAS, ONTARIO is seeking to hire a Chaplain – 30 hrs/wk, with the potential of increased hours.

Located in historic downtown Dundas, we are the second largest organization in the St. Joseph’s Health System and a nurturing home to 390 residents. For more than 140 years, we have been a leader in long-term and palliative care. We are committed to resident and family centered care and looking after each resident’s unique physical, emotional, and spiritual needs.

Duties & Responsibilities:

As a Chaplain, you are an integral part of the interdisciplinary care team. This individual will:

  • Provide spiritual guidance
  • Provide supportive counselling and companioning to the Residents, Family Members & Staff
  • Be actively involved in care team meetings and different committees.
  • Provide crisis and grief counselling as needed.
  • Assist with all religious services and if requested conduct funeral, memorial services.
  • Ensure the offering of Holy Communion to Roman Catholic Residents, and respond to other religious needs of other faith traditions as needed.
  • Have compassion for, and a genuine interest in working with the elderly, disabled and those approaching the end of life. This is essential.
  • Have a respect for all religious beliefs and practices.

Experience & Education:

  • CASC training and current membership
  • A Theological/Religious Studies degree
  • End of Life Care experience
  • Long Term Care experience
  • Spiritual Care Assessment, Care planning and documentation skills

Please forward resume/letter of application to:
Human Resources, St. Joseph’s Villa
56 Governor’s Road
Dundas Ontario
L9H 5G7
Fax – 905-628-0825 or Email –

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