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Campus Ministry

Campus Minister II - Coordinator of Peer Ministry and Student Outreach  

Chaplain's Office

Providence College



Develop and implement a peer ministry program with Campus Ministry that extends to all areas of campus living. Assist the Chaplain in providing direct pastoral care to students helping to implement the strategic plan for the Office of Mission and Ministry.  



1. Assist the Chaplain in achieving the yearly and strategic goals of Campus Ministry.

2. Design and coordinate all elements of a peer ministry program aimed at strengthening the spiritual lives of students and inviting them to participate in the various activities of Campus Ministry.

a. Conceptualize a new program by working with colleagues to assess the needs of the student body in general, and small group and/or individuals in particular;

b. Design the program in creative and practically feasible ways;

c. Recruit, interview, and select peer ministers to carry out the program;

d. Train, direct, and supervise the peer ministers in an on-going manner;

e. Evaluate the program's level of success and the performance of the individual peer ministers periodically and provide the necessary people with feedback and direction;

f. Assess the viability of creating and designing a residential peer ministry program either in the residential dorms or in the community at large.

3. Provide pastoral care to students directly by offering availability both in the Campus Ministry Center and across campus.

4. Collaborate with colleagues in Campus Ministry to plan and execute retreats throughout the year.  



Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution required. Graduate Degree in Theology, pastoral ministry, or related field preferred. Two to three years' experience in peer ministry or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be a practicing Roman Catholic in good standing who is comfortable with, and knowledgeable about the faith. Must possess good teamwork and communication skills. Familiarity with the needs and interests of college students and a willingness to accommodate student schedules. Experience with outreach/evangelization, and peer ministry. Familiarity with Microsoft Office, and other computer skills necessary.  


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