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Religious occupations


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    • found: Work cat.: Thesaurus of religious occupational terms (TROT), 2015:pref. (thesaurus of occupational terms in the field of religion ... available for use in the Occupations Field (374) of Name Authority Records; religious occupations)
    • found: Wikipedia, June 11, 2016(Category: Religious occupations; jobs performed by religious workers, excluding positions involving leadership of a local congregation or larger body which should be in the sub-category Category:Religious leadership roles)
    • found: National Occupational Classification 2011, via Government of Canada website, June 11, 2016:under Social and community service professionals (Professional occupations in religion. Ministers of religion 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. Ministers of religion 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. Example Titles: archbishop; bishop; cardinal; chaplain; evangelist; granthi; imam; minister; moderator - religion; pastor; priest; rabbi) under Paraprofessional occupations in legal, social, community and education services (Other religious occupations. 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 or in institutions such as schools, hospitals and prisons. Example Titles: Christian science practitioner; Salvation Army field worker; brother/sister - religion; cantor; deacon; missionary; monk; nun; pastoral animator; religious education worker)
    • found: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics website, June 13, 2016:OES data > Occupation profiles > May 2015 Occupation profiles (under Community and Social Service Occupations: Religious Workers; under Religious Workers: Clergy; Directors, Religious Activities and Education; Religious Workers, All Other)
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