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The Diocese of Fredericton, an Anglican faith-based organization, is seeking an individual to provide leadership and pastoral care for young adults in the Diocese, with a particular focus on the university campuses; foster the spiritual life of a diverse student community in fresh and innovative ways; and work closely with our Camping Ministries to coordinate areas of practical support and formation.

Working out of the Synod Office, the Director of Young Adult Formation will be expected to:

  • Oversee the spiritual well-being of the young adult community.
  • Provide guidance on issues related to spiritual formation and personal development of young
  • Provide pastoral care (visits/support) to students.
  • Cultivate and raise up other leaders to form a support group and ministry team.
  • Provide appropriate support and care for students to continue to grow and develop in their

Skills and experience required for this position include:

  • Degree in divinity, theology or related field (or experience);
  • Demonstrated capacity and character for effective pastoral ministry;
  • Exceptional public presence requiring public speaking;
  • Demonstrated capacity and character for effective pastoral ministry or spiritual direction;
  • Experience with providing pastoral counseling.

The position will be of interest to someone who has strong interpersonal and organizational skills, can build relationships with a range of stakeholders and employees, and can focus on the “big picture” as well as routine detail. If you are interested in getting involved in a stable Christian organization and are prepared to do whatever is required to contribute to its success, then this opportunity is for you.

Remuneration: Stipend commensurate with the Diocesan Clergy Minimum Stipend Scale
Hours: 20 hours per week
Benefits: Pension, Medical, Continuing Education

Application process:
Qualified applicants are to submit, in confidence, their cover letter and resume, no later than Friday,
June 9th to:
The Diocesan Synod of Fredericton
168 Church Street
Fredericton, NB, E3B 4C9

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please, no telephone calls.