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Spiritual Care

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Jericho Road Community Health Center

Duties: Offer brief, patient-directed spiritual care conversations (active listening, prayer, encouragement)

Who you'll work with: Patients at our Barton, Broadway, and Doat clinics; will work alongside medical personnel in the pods to help provide holistic care

People with the following skills/experience would be great here: Experience working in ministry (lay or ordained), pastoral care, or chaplaincy could be helpful

Schedule: Flexible (half day or full day, weekly or bi-weekly commitment)

VOLUNTEERS MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED FOR COVID-19 PER NYS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

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About Jericho Road Community Health Center

Location:

184 Barton St, Buffalo, NY 14213, US

Mission Statement

Mission: Jericho Road Community Health Center provides wholistic healthcare for the underserved and marginalized communities in Buffalo and across the world in order to demonstrate the unconditional love of Jesus. Vision: is for underserved and marginalized individuals, families, and communities in Buffalo and across the world to become healthy and whole.

Description

In addition to providing excellent medical care, we have developed a wide array of community development programs, seeking to address the needs of those we serve more holistically. We offer culturally and linguistically appropriate programming with interpreters of over 24 languages and/or dialects. We actively engage a very diverse staff that represents the ethnicities we serve in order to form a bridge of trust with Buffalo's many communities. Our current volunteer opportunities include: Priscilla Project of Buffalo, Vive, and Spiritual Care

Volunteers bring critical energy, skill, time, and resources to Jericho Road. Through meaningful opportunities, we are sharing Jesus’ love in tangible ways, helping our neighbors to overcome the barriers of poverty they face, and participating in mutual transformation.
Faith-Based
Health & Medicine
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Buffalo, NY 14213

(42.91656,-78.89204)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum time commitment: Negotiable, though a minimum of six months helps build rapport with patients and staff
  • Requirements (other than COVID vaccination): Must enjoy engaging respectfully with persons from diverse cultures, faith backgrounds, and languages, while working from within a Christ-centered approach

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