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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Qualified candidates will be sent an application. For more information about our ministry, please visit our website at www.graceinside.org.
DEADLINE for Applications: Friday, March 31st, 2017 (may be extended)