The Anglican Cathedral of Second Life

Pastoral Team Job Description

Pastoral Team

The Pastoral Team…

  • Provides one-to-one pastoral care to the community.

Members of the Pastoral Team…

  • Work under the authority of the Leadership Team, reporting to the Lay Pastor.
  • Must uphold confidentiality at all times unless there is a risk of harm to an adult or child.
  • Must agree with our vision statement and doctrinal statement. (You can read our complete vision statement here.)
  • Must be active in the community for at least three months.
  • Must provide a real life name and avatar photo to the community via the blog.
  • Give a brief bio on the blog (and real life photo if wished).
  • Must provide a real life reference to the Leadership Team providing evidence of suitability for the role.
  • If offering professional counseling, should be qualified to do so in real life.
  • Should have a human avatar of the same gender as the person.
  • Should have a probationary period and regular reviews.

The House of Bishops document ‘Promoting a Safe Church’ gives good guidelines for best practice (

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