Job Opening: Chaplain needed at Keen Mountain Correctional Center

Prison Chaplain Position at Keen Mountain Correctional Center

GraceInside seeks a part-time Prison Chaplain for Keen Mountain Correctional Center in the town of Oakwood in Buchanan County.  The chaplain serves as a Christian pastor and as the coordinator for religious services and programs for inmates of all faiths for all men incarcerated at this level 2 security facility with under 900 men, many of whom are serving lengthy sentences.


(1) Formal Education: An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university and a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) or equivalent degree from an accredited theological seminary. (Equivalent educational degrees and/or ministry experience may be considered.)

(2) Ordination: Fully ordained and currently in full connection and in good standing with his/her denominational body, church, etc.

(3) Endorsement: Where applicable, endorsed by his/her responsible denominational agency as to current good standing and confirmation of abilities to perform the duties related to chaplaincy.

(4) Preferred, but not required: 12 months of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) and three to five years of pastoral ministry or other ministerial experience; experience in jails/prisons or criminal justice system a plus.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter of interest and a current resume as email attachments to  Qualified candidates will be sent an application.  For more information about our ministry, please visit our website at

DEADLINE for Applications:  Friday, March 31st, 2017 (may be extended)

GraceInside January 11, 2017