Native American Spiritual Leader (CDCR) Statewide

$4,809 - $6,313 monthly
  • California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • May 14, 2019
Full time Government Nonprofit-Social Services Other

Job Description

The Native American Spiritual Leader, under direction, provides spiritual and
moral guidance to inmates; conducts Native American spiritual ceremonies, oral
traditions, cultural studies; interviews and counsels inmates on ethical and moral
problems, spiritual matters, and cultural perspective; conducts and facilitates
the conduct of Native American spiritual ceremonies including but not limited
to the drum and revitalization ceremonies; verifies marriages and facilitates
other ceremonies as needed by inmates; organizes and instructs activities in
Native American spiritual expression, oral tradition, ethics, cultural heritage, and
sacred music; cooperates with other staff members in carrying out the institution
treatment programs; supervises the arranging of programs conducted in the
institution by visiting religious, cultural, and allied groups; counsels with families
on problems involved in rehabilitation; explains and interprets the institution’s
religious program to community groups and to correctional personnel; serves,
when designated, as a member of or consultant to the institution classification


Bruce Riley


Two years of experience as a recognized Native American spiritual leader practicing in a setting recognized by his/her Native American Tribe, Nation, Band or Rancheria.