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Division of Veterans Services

1957 Alvin Ricken Dr
Pocatello, ID


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Religious Activities Coordinator

Division of Veterans Services

Open for Recruitment: November 13, 2017 - November 17, 2017
Announcement # 09484009784
Salary Range: $22.00-$26.44 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Pocatello

Division of Veterans Services - Caring for America's Heroes

This announcement will be used to fill a part-time vacancy (approximately 20 hours per week) at the State Veterans Home in Pocatello.  


  • Plans, organizes, and coordinates religious and volunteer programs for a Department or institutional facility
  • Surveys religious needs
  • Establishes standards, policies, and procedures and evaluates program performance
  • Arranges programs and services such as study groups, prayer meetings; education classes and religious counseling to be provided by visiting religious workers
  • Provides religious counseling to residents/inmates
  • Maintains contact with families of residents/inmates
  • Serves as a liaison with community organizations and churches
  • Plans and implements a program to recruit, train, place and supervise volunteer workers
  • Analyze work sites for volunteer placement

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Some knowledge of: management practices; needs of institutionalized residents or incarcerated individuals and their families.
  • Good knowledge of: religious theory and thought; various religious denominations and their beliefs and practices; theory and methods of religious counseling.
  • Experience: planning, developing, evaluating, and maintaining religious and volunteer programs; recruiting and training volunteers.


Checklist with supporting documentation. You will receive a score based on your responses to the checklist, provided those responses are supported by the additional information you submit.

All responses must be supported in the work history, resume, and/or education portion of your application.

You must receive a minimum rating of 70 to pass this examination.  Exam results are available online when the review process is completed (usually within five working days of the closing date posted on this announcement). 

To preview the exam, click on the “Preview Exam” link below (you will not be able to take the exam from this screen).

How to Apply:

Click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position.

When updating your online application information, please select Division of Veterans Services under "Agencies," part-time under "Job Type/Shift," and Pocatello under "Cities."


Preview Exam

At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.