Spiritual Care Specialist

Position Filled/Archived
Full Time
Stipend + Support-Raising
International Office
Contact Name: 
Debbie Clark
Contact Name: 
Holly Ratzlaff
The International Spiritual Care Specialist position exists to provide support to COTN’s implementing countries by assisting with strategy and methodology to meet established standards of service. The position also seeks to facilitate communication and collaboration with COTN’s Operational Branch in regards to Spiritual Care programs and projects.
  • Research potential program ideas (evangelism and spiritual development) to present to implementing countries.
  • Assist with strategic planning/goal setting and budgeting processes in each country, as outlined, to ensure alignment to reach identified spiritual care end result.
  • Communicate with supervisor, implementing staff as assigned, liaisons and International office staff, keeping open lines of communication.
  • Oversee spiritual care budget and spiritual care projects as outlined.
  • Identify and develop relationships with partnering organizations to assist in meeting strategic goals of the spiritual care programs in each country.
  • Work collaboratively with COTN partnering organizations and International branch staff to develop training modules & training plans for implementing countries.
  • Advocate for spiritual needs of children in COTN’s programs – Children’s Homes, VPP and University/Vocational.
  • Assist with ongoing edits and development of spiritual care standards of service, criteria for evaluation, formal assessments, training opportunities, and best practice development.
  • Travel to COTN implementing countries, as needed, to assist with training, evaluation of current programs, formal standards of service assessments, staff development, etc.
Skills and Qualifications: 
  • 2-5 years’ experience in children’s or youth ministry
  • BA degree (or higher) in Christian ministry or related field
  • Strong organizational abilities including planning, program development, assessment and evaluation
  • Professional writing and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
  • Analytical skills and the ability to problem solve quickly and efficiently
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Personal/ Professional Growth
  • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Children of the Nations (COTN)
  • Faithfully upholds COTN’s ministry in prayer
  • Advocates for our children, raising awareness of their needs and potential, and challenging and enabling those within one’s sphere of influence to greater involvement on behalf of children
  • Fosters connectedness to COTN organization by participating in weekly COTN prayer meetings, monthly All Staff meetings, and yearly Homecoming week
  • Participates in annual goal setting and employee evaluations
  • Raise awareness and financial support for COTN
  • TO APPLY GO TO: https://cotn.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=53