Chaplaincy Leader (Pool)

$62,851 - $69,835 yearly
  • Niagara Catholic District School Board
  • Welland, ON, Canada
  • Jun 07, 2024

Job Description


Are you committed to the Catholic faith with a talent for fostering a vibrant faith community? Are you dedicated and eager to lead others on their spiritual journey and join a community of professionals working in an organization that makes a difference in the lives of so many young people? If you answered yes to these questions, then Niagara Catholic is the place for you !

The Niagara Catholic District School Board invites you to apply for our Chaplaincy Leader pool. Chaplaincy Leaders in the pool work on an on call, “as needed” basis filling in for school Chaplaincy Leader staff assigned to an elementary Family of Schools or a secondary school .


  • Inclusive, high-performing culture
  • Staff Wellness Resources
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program; including wellness resources
  • Ongoing learning and career growth


This position involves ministering to students for either an elementary Family of Schools or a secondary school. Niagara Catholic Chaplaincy Leaders lead and support a variety of faith experiences; facilitating and providing resources for active prayer life within schools; assisting with pastoral care; facilitating and supporting social justice awareness and initiatives; sharing in the building, sustaining and development of Catholic culture; and facilitate and provide resources for retreats through faith filled positive relationships between schools and parishes. Chaplaincy Leaders will visit classes, assist with liturgies and facilitate retreats. Chaplaincy Leaders will collaborate with students, other chaplaincy leaders, school level staff, priests, parish personnel, system level staff, parents and the school community.

Niagara Catholic Chaplaincy Leaders will meet the expectations as outlined in the Assembly of Catholic Bishops of Ontario Pastoral Letter on Catholic Chaplaincy and the Mission, Vision and Values of the Niagara Catholic District School Board. Chaplaincy Leaders will model Gospel values, Catholic social teachings and the new evangelization of the Catholic Church.


  • Demonstrated and referenced experience in parish lay ministry or school chaplaincy
  • A degree in Divinity, Theology or its equivalent in Theological background
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership, commitment to Catholic faith traditions and active parish/diocese involvement.
  • Experience in a consultative capacity.

This is a casual/on-call position

SALARY RANGE: $62,851.28-$69,834.76

At Niagara Catholic, we are an equal opportunity employer that values and celebrates diversity with qualified staff who reflect the communities we serve. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.

The Niagara Catholic District School Board is committed to accommodating the individual needs of job candidates within our recruitment processes, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you are contacted by the Niagara Catholic District School Board, please advise if you require an accommodation.

We thank all candidates for applying; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Job Reference #

Chaplaincy Leader (Pool)