Spiritual Care Coordinator (Part-time Contract, 0.50 FTE)

Kenora, ON


Job Type

Part-time Contract – One (1) year pilot program


0.50 FTE

Flexible hours, the successful incumbent will be a contract service provider




Mental Health and Addictions


Honorarium of $2,000.00

Closing Date

Ongoing until filled



As a member of the interprofessional team, the Spiritual Care Associate provides spiritual care to patients and families using assessment, therapeutic and care planning interventions attuned to the care and treatment of the whole person, including healing rituals and practices that reflect the significance and meaning experienced in times of illness. This position will use a multi-faith perspective in the delivery of spiritual care services to clients, staff, and families.

The Spiritual Care Associate supports the health and wellbeing of staff and teams through debriefing and participation in team meetings and education. This position is involved in student education, professional development activities, program quality initiatives, continuous learning, and the establishment of community connections to best serve patient needs. The Spiritual Care Associate works across Lake of the Woods District Hospital and all satellite locations.

If this opportunity sounds like a great fit for you and you meet most of the essential qualifications we are looking for, we encourage you to apply and provide us more details about why you think you would be a great fit. We cannot make any promises, but we will consider your qualifications and the potential you bring. LWDH is dedicated to ongoing professional development and continuing education opportunities to enhance skillsets and working experience.


  • Theological degree or recognized equivalent (e.g. Psychotherapy and Spirituality, Clinical or Counseling Psychology) is preferred
  • Minimum of two units of Clinical Pastoral Care education with the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care (CASC) or recognized equivalent is preferred
  • Specialist certification with Canadian CASC or in process to complete is preferred
  • Experience in health care ministry chaplaincy/ spiritual and religious care
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and assertively within an interprofessional health care team and with community partners, well-developed communication, interpersonal skills as well as negotiation, consultation, and client advocacy skills
  • Demonstrated ability to support patients, families, and staff through crisis situations
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven competency with a minimum of two years of spiritual care experience in a medical facility or chaplaincy role, to build effective working relationships and teams
  • Experience working within an interdisciplinary team structure
  • Demonstrated ability to provide spiritual and religious care in a multi faith context
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Responsible for monitoring and reporting on Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for the Spiritual Care portfolio (data analysis and reporting)
  • Ability to travel to various locations and provide own transportation



Please apply through the online application process via https://lwdh.talentpoolbuilder.com/

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. First consideration will be given to current internal employees of LWDH.

Qualified applicants may be considered for other comparable positions or within the same classification other than this posted position.

Please prepare your application in accordance with the qualifications posted in the job advertisement. Applications will be screened based on the posted qualifications.

LWDH is committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion and belongingness in our operations, throughout our workplace, and seeks to employ individuals who are committed to and value these principles.

We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities as outlined in the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA 2005) and its related Accessibility Standards Regulations. To meet this responsibility, LWDH will make appropriate accommodations, including alternative formats available. Please inform Human Resources of any accommodation(s) at any point throughout the recruitment and selection process to ensure your equal participation.

LWDH values the importance of creating a workplace that reflects the population it serves and promotes the representation of the Employment Equity groups as outlined by the Employment Equity Act (1993). Applicants are encouraged to self-declare at the time of application.

For more information or to request an accommodation please contact the Human Resources Department at 807-468-9861 ext. 2393



Lake of the Woods District Hospital

Lake of the Woods District Hospital

The Lake of the Woods District Hospital meets the immediate healthcare needs of residents of the City of Kenora, as well as a large surrounding area, including several First Nations Communities.

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