WHO WE ARE Elim Village is a not-for-profit organization with two developing comprehensive Christian older adult’s communities located in Surrey and Chilliwack B.C. Elim Village offers a unique opportunity to be a part of a working environment that embraces Christian principles and beliefs and pursues the highest standards in business and care operations. With our campus of care model, our approach is integrative and team oriented. Our core values emphasize the relationships we hold with residents, staff, and stakeholders. JOB SUMMARY Working from a Christian Faith based perspective, the Chaplain responds with compassion and inclusiveness to the spiritual health needs identified/presented by residents, their families, and staff. Through intentional relationship building, the Chaplain comes along side to provide emotional and spiritual guidance, assisting people to live well and through end-of-life care, provide support that contributes to dying well. As a part of the Pastoral Team, the Chaplain may lead, coordinate, and participate in religious services and events. QUALIFICATIONS -Training in Theology, Counselling, Social Work, or related discipline. -Education or experience relevant to spiritual care within a multicultural and faith setting. -Experience addressing the needs of residents and families encountering crisis, disability, loss, bereavement, and end-of-life. -Training and/or experience working with older adults and individuals living with a variety of conditions and cognitive impairments included dementia. -Solid understanding and adherence to Christian theology and principles. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES -Willingness to embrace Elim’s Mission Statements. -Sensitivity and ability to work with residents and families with diverse values, beliefs, and backgrounds (socio-economic, ethnic, cultural, spiritual, etc.). -Genuine sensitivity and empathy towards individuals and their families coping with the stresses of full care and end of life. -Flexibility to accommodate resident needs. -Demonstrated resident centered approach to care. -Interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain collaborative relationships with members of the interdisciplinary team. -Excellent active listening skills, verbal, and written communication skills. -Self-direction and independent decision making, sound clinical judgement and critical thinking skills; with a demonstrated ability to function effectively within a dynamic and challenging environment. -Able to generate rapport rapidly and with a wide diversity of residents and those close to them. -Committed to personal, physical, spiritual, emotional, and intellectual well – being and development. -Strong understanding and compliance with the principles and practice of confidentiality. -Clear understanding of the palliative care philosophy and end of life care at Elim Village. -Able to uphold ethical and professional standards and conduct themselves in a manner that upholds the values, standards of care and heritage of Elim Village. -Willingness to use one’s expertise to contribute to the ongoing spiritual and emotional health of staff members. NOTES: · This is part-time position. · Competitive compensation based on relevant qualifications and experience If you believe you have what it takes to be part of Elim, we would love to hear from you! To apply, email your cover letter and resume to: [email protected] Attention to: Human Resources Kindly write on the subject line: Chaplain While we are thankful for all applications only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.