National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 Version 1.0
- 4 - Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services
- 42 - Front-line public protection services and paraprofessional occupations in legal, social, community, education services
- 422 - Paraprofessional occupations in legal, social, community and education services
- 4220 - Paraprofessional occupations in legal, social, community and education services
42204 - Religion workers
Religion workers include 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.
- brother/sister - religion
- Christian science practitioner
- pastoral animator
- religious education worker
- Salvation Army field worker
- Medical missionary (See 31102 General practitioners and family physicians)
- Religious leaders (See 41302 Religious leaders)
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
- 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.
- Completion of college, university or other program in religious studies may be required, depending on the particular occupation and religion.
- There may be other employment requirements depending on the particular occupation and religion.