Open Ministry Opportunities

Ministry Opportunity Details

  Expiration Date: 8/1/2013

Name of Church or Agency:   The Terraces at Los Altos
373 Pine Lane 
Los Altos,  CA  94022
Denomination:   Non-Denominational
Governing Body:  
Phone:   650 948-8291
E-mail:   cjensen@abhow.com
Website:  
     
Available Position:   Chaplain
Position Type:   Either Ordained or Non-Ordained
Position Focus:   Chaplain
Ministry Experience:   Not Applicable
Employment Status:   Part Time
     

Contact Information

     
Contact Name:   Cathy Jensen
Contact Phone:   650 948-8291
Contact Address:   373 Pine Lane
Los Altos, CA 94022
Contact Email:   cjensen@abhow.com
Role in Position Search:   Lifestyle Program Director
     

Ministry Opportunity Description

     
◦ Visits residents and assists them in identifying social, intellectual, spiritual, and/or physical needs; provides pastoral counseling to residents, residents' families and staff; refers residents to appropriate resources for assistance or contacts resources for the residents; asks other institutional chaplains to minister to residents when appropriate;
◦ Provides staff support to various relevant committees;
◦ Oversees special worship services; performs memorial services; makes available worship and religious education experiences;
◦ Develops and enhances community relations with local churches of all denominations;
◦ May provide input for annual operating and capital budget needs for chaplain program;
◦ May train and supervise any lay person(s) assisting in the provision of spiritual ministry and support to resident and staff populations;
◦ Conducts resident support groups; grief; support, and pastoral care;
◦ Acts as an advocate for residents, facilitating communication between local retirement community administration and residents;
◦ Provides effective and courteous service to all residents, guests and co-workers;
◦ Promotes and protects the rights of each resident;
◦ Oversees the Resident Worship Committee and participates in other committees as assigned
◦ Other duties may be required and assigned


 
 
 

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