Job Posting(s)

Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board


System Religion and Faith Animator

1.0 FTE

(1 Permanent Position, 12 Months)





($91,765 - $118,693)

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Superintendent of Program and Learning Services, the System Religion and Faith Animator is responsible for providing a system pastoral role with the Catholic Educational Community and all members of the Catholic School Board Community. The System Religion and Faith Animator will provide leadership and support that promotes our Catholic faith, diversity, and inclusion. The System Religion and Faith Animator will work within a multi-disciplinary team comprising of Program and Learning Services, the Special Education and the Equity, Policy, Strategy and Research Services Department. The position will be required to administer chaplaincy services to staff at CEC/Keaton and Romero sites. The position will provide support, mentoring and professional development to the school-based Chaplains. The position will be responsible for the supervision and management of school-based Chaplains.


Education and Experience:


  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in Privacy/Records Management or Information Sciences or equivalent.

  • Master of Divinity or equivalent (MRE/Jesuit Course) is preferred

  • A Nihil Obstat;

  • Active parish/ diocese involvement.

  • Demonstrated successful ministering to parishioners, youth groups, etc...

  • A minimum of five (5) years pastoral care experience


Other Qualifications/Additional Experience:  


  • A practicing Roman Catholic

  • Experience in Pastoral Care and counseling of adults

  • Demonstration of a special capacity with staff as it relates to pastoral ministry, spiritual development, apostolic service and liturgy.

  • A mature, sensitive appreciation of the role of the clergy and the participation of the laity.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated leadership experience.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Highly organized with strong written and oral communications skills, with the expertise to deal professionally and with confidence with all internal and external contacts.

  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.


To be considered for this position, please forward your resume and a covering letter by November 5, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. quoting File: System Religion and Faith Animator fully detailing your experience and qualifications, by e-mail, to: (Word format). For more details regarding the job description please contact us at (905) 890-0708 extension 24436.


We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to: • First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples; members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour or place of origin; persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities.


ALL new employees will be required to submit a current original criminal background check (CBC) including a "Vulnerable Sector Screening" (VSS) issued within 6 months prior to commencing employment with the Board.


We thank all applicants, but advise that only those under consideration will be contacted.


If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at

(905) 890-0708, extension 24436 to provide your contact information. Support Services staff will contact you within 2 business days. The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board is an equal opportunity employer. We will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code.