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Job Number:  46779
Spiritual Care Chaplain
Job Posted: Wednesday, 1 August 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 16 August 2018
(65 days ago)
The Mustard Seed
Region: Calgary area Type: Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)

The Mustard Seed is a Christian humanitarian organization whose vision is to build community, grow hope and support change. Intentionally following Jesus Christ and partnering with the community, The Mustard Seed combats the root causes of poverty in Alberta and works to create positive, lasting change in the lives of those we serve. The Mustard Seed provides basic services— food, clothing and housing, and support services—education and employment, to those living in poverty within Alberta.



The Mustard Seed Calgary is committed to helping people who are homeless and experiencing poverty receive Basic Services, Housing and Employment. The purpose of the Spiritual Care Chaplain is to support guests within the framework of the Mustard Seed.



  • Passion to see Guests come to Christ and intentionally pursue discipleship.
  • Build and nurture relationships with guests individually and in groups.
  • Provide training and support to volunteers in collaboration with Volunteer Services.
  • Lead bible studies, preach and lead worship.
  • Be a resource for staff in support of guest care.
  • Accurately enter client information in the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) when required.
  • Guide and mentor intern and practicum students.
  • Track targets and measurable outcomes for monthly statistics and prepare reports, as required.
  • In collaboration with the Director of Support Services, develop, implement and evaluate the Spiritual Care Plan.
  • Attend meetings and training, as assigned.
  • Serve on internal and external committees, as requested.
  • Provide end-of-life support to families and guests including, but not limited to, conducting funerals and working with appropriate government agencies.



  • A passion to help end homelessness in Alberta
  • Master’s Degree in degree in Theology, Biblical Studies, or relevant area of study; combination of education and experience will be considered
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with vulnerable populations.
  • Superior communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to work within team dynamics and with minimum supervision.
  • Strong working knowledge in Microsoft Office Programs (i.e., Word, Outlook, Excel).
  • Valid Driver’s License (Class 5).
  • Be willing to submit to a security check, and assent to The Mustard Seed’s statement of faith.



  • This is a full-time position working Sunday – Thursday afternoon to evening hours.
  • Fast paced and demanding work environment
  • Employment Security Check is required
  • As The Mustard Seed is a Christian ministry, we require our employees to be in agreement and to sign our statement of faith
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer


Start date: once a suitable candidate is found


Apply online using our Position Application Form on our Careers page. (https://themustardseedhr.wufoo.eu/forms/position-application-form/)


The Mustard Seed offers a competitive compensation package including 100% employer paid extended health and dental benefits for staff and dependents, matching RRSP after one year of service, and flex days. The Mustard Seed embraces the concept of employment equity, which includes fair representation, anti-discrimination and reasonable accommodation.


Privacy Policy: The Mustard Seed follows the principles of privacy therefore the privacy policy will be adhered to. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Mustard Seed reserves the right to amend job advertisements. No phone calls please.

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Contact Details:
Human Resources
The Mustard Seed
102 11 Ave SE
Calgary, AB, T2G 0X5
www:   theseed.ca/careers/

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