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Social Services Consultant Spiritual Religious Care

Social Services Consultant Spiritual Religious Care

Company: Holland Group Inc
Contact Person: Liz Holland
36 Toronto Street #850 M5C 2C5
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Ontario , M5C2C5
Phone: 416 406 0379

Position Description

Social Sevices Consultant Spritual and Religious Care

This role is open to being based in diffferent provinces across Canada


This is an worldwide Christian church and mission with a long history that has a significant presence in communities across Canada including shelters missions community programs food banks and churches.



Social Services consultant and national advisor to Chaplains and Executive leadership using your experience in religious and spiritual care. This part time permanent role will involve some travel across Canada and to Bermuda ,

Permanent part time 20 hours a month.

Salary 45,000-50,000 Plus Vacation and RRSP scheme

The Social Services Consultant will consult in areas of Spiritual and Religious Care with expertise as an internal resource at the leadership level. The incumbent plans, develops, organizes and advises on the implementation of policies, procedures, programs, and on-going new training initiatives.

This role will at times involve travel across Canada.


Establish relationships with The Chaplains, Executive Directors and Divisional Leadership;
Develop an electronic resource to support those in the field of chaplaincy;
Review current funding and propose an appropriate model of funding for the core service that is central to the mission of the church;
Develop practical, easily transmittal educational opportunities for those on the field with topics pertaining to field of ministry and professional practice of chaplains and the meeting of Social Services Accreditation Standards;
Liaise with the University College in regards to the Chaplaincy Certificate Program;
Ensure an education' al pathway for each Chaplain;
Implement a practical way to bring current Chaplains to the educational standard;
Develop a Mentorship/training program for newly appointed/hired chaplains;
Review, revise and standardize Position Descriptions for Chaplains, both officer and lay;
Review the salary and pay grid placement of Chaplains, bringing it in line with professional placements;
Create recruitment strategy for the recruitment and retention of quality chaplains for the ministry;
Create Standardized templates for client documentation and all spiritual care reports, brochures
Develop and implement standardized best practice procedures, policies and guidelines for The;
Be Available for site consultation to ensure appropriate spiritual and religious care program development;
Flexibility to travel from 31 to 70% of the time.
Perform other duties as assigned


Completion of an Undergraduate University degree from an accredited program in related program
7 to 10 years of prior related experience of consulting preferably in a social service setting;
Completed or working towards a Masters of Theology or related field.
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong organizational skills
Be able to strategize, plan, prepare, and execute outreach into community
Team Player
Have demonstrated an ability to maintain confidentiality, sensitivity and display compassion
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft suite, Lotus Notes would be considered an asset
Flexibility to travel

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent


Posted: March 14, 2018 | Expires: April 18, 2018
Posted Under: Counselling
Career ID: [ 5101 ]