Chaplain

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Baptist Housing is recruiting a permanent full-time Chaplain who is excited about being part of the Team serving Residents in Vancouver, BC.

Reporting to the Chaplaincy Coordinator and the local administrator, the Chaplain provides opportunities for Christian worship, spiritual development and spiritual care to residents, families and team members, walking alongside others as they face life’s challenges and celebrate life’s joys. The Chaplain provides Christian leadership by example, Biblical counsel when requested, hospitality and care, and assistance taking the next step in one’s spiritual journey. The Chaplain is an important part of the team delivering care to our residents and is also responsible for training and nurturing a group of spiritual care volunteers. As an ambassador of Baptist Housing, you have exceptional interpersonal and listening skills and a heart to serve others. You have the ability to foster and maintain relationships, maintain sensitivity to religious and cultural diversity and model our values in all interactions. You are able to work independently while collaborating with your fellow team members.

Baptist Housing Values
As Servant Leaders, we will focus on serving others in humility and grace, demonstrating the character and values of:

  • Compassion: showing care, love, and sensitivity in consideration of the unique needs of Teammates, Residents, Families, and others.
  • Honesty: exemplifying fairness, integrity and ethical behaviour.
  • Respect: treating people with dignity at all times to elevate personhood and person-directed wellness.
  • Innovation: exercising ingenuity in all endeavors and exemplifying creative courage.
  • Stewardship: recognizing God’s ownership by using resources wisely to preserve the future viability and longevity of our mission.
  • Teamwork: working collaboratively to achieve our mission in a culture of safety, continuous learning and work-life balance.
  • Fun: taking our work seriously, but not ourselves!

The successful candidate will have a Bible or Ministry Degree from an Evangelical Bible school. A Graduate Degree in Theology (eg. M.A., M.Cs., M.Div.) is preferred. Graduation from an accepted Clinical Pastoral Education course or training in Professional Chaplaincy is an asset. An affirmation and demonstration of doctrinal position in alignment with Baptist Housing Ministries’ Statement of Faith is required as is an endorsement from the Fellowship of Evangelical Baptist Churches in BC and Yukon. Consideration will be given to life experience and personal learning. *Consent for a Criminal Record Check (CRC) for working with Vulnerable Adults is required.

This is a permanent full-time (37.5 hours per week) position. Compensation includes a comprehensive benefit package. To apply, please provide a current resume and cover letter telling us about your experience, and why you want to work for Baptist Housing. For further information, please contact Dean Neibel, Manager of Human Resources 604-940-1960ext. 115

Thank you for your interest in working with Baptist Housing. We are eager to build our team with people who share our mission and vision. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. If you are not contacted, we encourage you to apply for future openings for which you qualify. We wish you every success in your search for meaningful employment.

Baptist Housing provides enhanced living communities and exceptional care to almost 2800 seniors in British Columbia. We provide Residential Care, Assisted Living, Supportive Housing, Home Support and Adult Day Programs at our residences in Kelowna, Vancouver and Victoria. We serve through a culture of caring, demonstrating Servant Leadership, collaborating in Teams, building relationships and FUN while exemplifying Christ-like values. We are affiliated with the Fellowship of Evangelical Baptist Churches Pacific.