Pastoral Care Coordinator

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The Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM) is an international congregation of Catholic Sisters.

SNJM prides ourselves on creating a warm and caring environment, valuing work and life balance. We treat one another with dignity, seek understanding and value differences.

WHAT WE OFFER: A great environment & benefits package including:

  • Medical/dental/vision/life insurance – 100% of employee-only premiums covered
  • 401(k) program with matching
  • 11 paid holidays yearly
  • Starting PTO of 18 days/year

ABOUT THIS POSITION: Provides and coordinates spiritual and pastoral support services for retired and elderly Catholic Sisters living in the Santa Clara Valley. As part of team, meets and assesses the needs of the individual Sisters in the area and responds to their needs with programs and services. Coordinates religious and sacramental services for the Sisters.


  1. Serves as part of an interdisciplinary healthcare team, with a particular focus on spiritual components of care.
  2. Meets with Sisters who want support for health and end of life transitions.
  3. Provides opportunities for pastoral counseling as needed, individually or in small groups.
  4. Collaborates with Sisters to coordinate liturgical and sacramental services, such as Masses, Communion Services, sacramental opportunities, and retreat experiences.
  5. Provides educational opportunities for Sisters in areas, ex: the spirituality of aging, life transitions, grief.
  6. Assists with celebrations for community feast days.
  7. Accompanies Sisters to medical appointments as needed.
  8. Welcomes Sisters to facilities and helps orient them to their new locations.


  • Association for Clinical Pastoral Education Certification.
  • Board Certified Chaplain preferred.
  • Degree in theology, divinity, pastoral care, spirituality, philosophy, or related discipline.
  • Five+ years of chaplaincy or pastoral experience. Previous work with an aging population in a variety of health care settings including hospitals and hospice work preferred.

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