Pastoral Ministries Manager; Peabody, MA

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March 26th, 2013

***Pastoral Ministries Manager***

***Come Work for a 5 STAR Rated Facility and 1 of Boston Globe’s Top 10 Large Companies to Work For***

At Brooksby Village, you’ll find a community centered on values.  Here, qualities like respect and caring, communications and teamwork are complemented by a commitment to professionalism and an enthusiastic spirit.  We’re dedicated to setting the standard of excellence for resident and employee services, providing each individual a warm, supportive environment and the resources they need to Live Better every day.

The Pastoral Ministries Manager plans, develops and implements Pastoral Ministries program which focuses on the spiritual life of the community as well as on the nurturing of an inclusive, community wide outreach and fellowship.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide opportunites for residents to meet their individual spiritual needs
  • Provide support for interfaith services, events and educational opportunities
  • Work in partnership with each Faith Community and their Leaders to meet their spiritual needs
  • Recruit, develop and supervise the religious professionals forming the Pastoral Ministries team which includes Faith Community ministers and the nursing home chaplains
  • Coordinate with AV/TV Department in creating services and TV broadcasting
  • Perform spiritual assessments as part of welcoming new residents and those transitioning to Assisted Care or Long-Term Care
  • Manage all Pastoral Ministries functions, including:
    • Administration: oversee the staff and funds of the faith communities on campus; be the liaison between the Administration and the religious residents; manage the Pastoral Ministries Budget and the Restricted Funds of the Faith Communities
    • Worship: provide opportunities for individuals and groups for desired worship services; support the Sunday worship services; preside in appropriate worship contexts
    • Education: provide opportunities for individuals and groups to learn about religious faiths, spiritual needs and appropriate resident-initiated opportunities
    • Media: Use various appropriate modern media in services and classes; oversee the continuing development of TV-918, the dedicated Chapel Channel
    • Outreach: provide opportunities for individuals and groups to extend themselves to new residents, to residents who are part of no religious tradition, and to residents who are part of the same tradition
    • Care giving: provide opportunities for individuals and groups to extend themselves to residents with special needs (e.g., serious illness or death)
    • Oversee the arrangements for funerals and memorials
    • Organize and lead functions to enhance the atmosphere of outreach and fellowship for those residents not drawn to current pastoral ministries programs
    • Assess, on an ongoing basis, the quality of life environment to help determine the short and long-term direction of the ministry program.

Job Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree from an accredited seminary or divinity school
  • Minimum of 5 years of religious leadership and management experience
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A demonstrated sense of interfaith networking
  • Competencies in working with AV, TV and IT processes


Erickson provides an excellent benefits package which includes 401 (k), free parking, health, dental and disability (STD and LTD), life insurance and much more.  We value diversity. EOE

Please Contact -  Joseph Gordon – SR Recruiter at Brooksby Village – 978-536-7897 –