Professional occupations in religion

National Occupation Code (NOC): 4154

Professionals in this unit group conduct religious services, administer the rites of a religious faith or denomination, provide spiritual and moral guidance and perform other functions associated with the practice of a religion. They perform these duties in churches, synagogues, temples or other places of worship. They may also work in other institutions such as schools, hospitals and prisons.

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Job Duties for Professional occupations in religion

  • Conduct regular religious services
  • Administer rites of faiths such as marriages and funerals
  • Pray and promote spirituality by delivering sermons and other talks
  • Provide spiritual and moral guidance to members of a religious faith
  • Supervise, plan and administer programs of religious education
  • May participate in humanitarian endeavours and delivery of social services and welfare activities
  • May share in the administrative and financial operation of a religious community
  • May provide consultation services to government and other organizations.

Working Conditions for Professional occupations in religion

Work is performed in places of worship and their private quarters.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Archbishop
  • Archdeacon
  • Assistant Minister - Religion
  • Bishop
  • Cardinal
  • Chancellor - Religion
  • Chaplain
  • Clergyman/woman
  • Curate
  • Evangelist
  • Granthi
  • Imam
  • Minister
  • Minister - Religion
  • Moderator - Religion
  • Officiating Clergyman/woman
  • Parish Priest
  • Pastor
  • Preacher
  • Presbyter
  • Priest
  • Rabbi
  • Reverend
  • Salvation Army Commissioned Officer
  • Television Evangelist
  • Youth & Family Ministry Coordinator
  • Spiritual Care Practitioner
  • Incumbent For The Parish Of North Hastings

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