Masonic Villages at Elizabethtown is seeking an Associate in Pastoral Care. For more than 130 years, the Masonic Villages have been pursuing a vision of excellence to meet the needs of others. With locations in Dallas, Elizabethtown, Lafayette Hill, Sewickley and Warminster, the not-for-profit Masonic Villages provide continuing care retirement services, children’s services and community outreach services. For more information, visit www.masonicvillages.org.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status, including genetic information.
The Associate in Pastoral Care will assist with the spiritual care and religious needs of the Masonic Village’s community. He/she will help maintain all aspects of worship, religious education, and religious ritual as they pertain to the beliefs and values of the Masonic Village’s community. The Associate in Pastoral Care will assist in fulfilling the stated goals of the Masonic Village’s Pastoral Care Department.
1. Good written, oral, organizational, and basic computer skills.
2. A B.A. or B.S. degree from a four-year accredited college or university
3. A Master of Divinity from at least a three-year accredited seminary
4. Licensed, ordained minister
5. In good standing and endorsed by a denomination
6. Preferred Clinical Pastoral Education
7. Preferred experience in a long-term setting or clinical background
8. Preferred Chaplaincy Certification
1. To conduct or provide the religious services as they pertain to the needs of the Masonic Village’s community
2. To provide pastoral counseling, companionship, and spiritual awareness for residents and residents’ families and staff when appropriate
3. To fulfill assigned responsibilities, goals, and policies as determined by the Director of Pastoral Care which include: providing 24-hour Pastoral Care by sharing an “on call”schedule
4. To provide teaching of religious and spiritual classes for residents and residents’ families and staff when appropriate
5. To provide visitation and spiritual comfort to the critically ill and dying; to assist Hospice in spiritual care whenever possible
6. To administer the sacraments and provide availability in ecumenical settings
7. To assist in the interdisciplinary team meetings in the Health Care Center, providing input into short- and long-term goals
8. To comply with all professional standards set for Pastoral Care in long-term care settings