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Other religious occupations

National Occupation Code (NOC): 4217

This unit group includes brothers, nuns, monks, religious education workers and others who provide support to ministers of religion or to a religious community and who perform certain functions associated with the practice of a religion. They may perform these duties in churches, synagogues, temples or other places of worship; in institutions such as schools, hospitals and prisons; or in industrial facilities, corporate enterprises; or they may work in private practice.

Job Duties for Other religious occupations

  • Assist at services of public worship and religious rites
  • Provide religious education, spiritual guidance and moral support to members of a religious community
  • Conduct outreach activities and facilitate community involvement
  • Administer programs providing food, clothing and shelter
  • May plan, organize and lead worship services and church activities for a specific audience.

Working Conditions for Other religious occupations

Work is usually performed indoors.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Animator - Spiritual Guidance
  • Brother/sister - Religion
  • Cantor
  • Christian Science Nurse - Non-medical
  • Christian Science Practitioner
  • Christian Science Worker
  • Church Worker
  • Corporate Intercessor
  • Deacon
  • Deaconess
  • Exegete
  • Faith Healer
  • Gospel Worker
  • Hazzan
  • Home Mission Worker - Religion
  • Missionary
  • Mohel
  • Monk
  • Mother Superior/religious Superior
  • Novice - Religion
  • Nun
  • Panthee
  • Pastoral Animator
  • Postulant
  • Ragi
  • Religious Education Worker
  • Religious Superior - Religious Community
  • Religious Superior/mother Superior
  • Salvation Army Captain
  • Salvation Army Field Worker
  • Salvation Army Worker
  • Sister/brother - Religion
  • Brother/sister - Religion
  • Christian Science Practitioner
  • Deacon
  • Missionary
  • Monk
  • Nun
  • Pastoral Animator
  • Religious Education Worker
  • Salvation Army Field Worker
  • Cantor

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