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CHAPLAIN in Laredo, TX at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Laredo, TX
  • Experience:
    5 - 7 years
  • Date Posted:
    11/20/2018

Job Description

Facility: RIO GRANDE DETENTION CTR

Compensation Base: $40,000.00 annually

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary

  • Facilitates, schedules, and coordinates all religious and volunteer programs for the institution.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides spiritual guidance and clinical pastoral education regarding personal, family and spiritual problems.
  • Visits living areas and those hospitalized on a regular basis.
  • Plans, directs and coordinates all aspects of religious program and volunteer services, including selection, approval and training of both lay and clergy volunteers.
  • Conducts worship services, sacramental observations and religious educational programs for detainees assigned to the facility.
  • Provides and updates programs for presentation to newly-arrived detainees that orient them to the Chaplain's office and current religious programs.
  • Ensures that all religious programs are in compliance with company and contracting agency policies and industry standards.
  • Maintains close relationship with community religious resources and approves any donations of equipment or materials for use in religious programs.
  • Counsels detainees/inmates, family members and staff.
  • Maintains attendance and confidential records.
  • Assures equal status and protection for all religions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Meets the certification standards of the American Correctional Chaplains Association.
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in providing clinical pastoral education.
  • Properly credentialed to conduct religious services according to the teaching of his/her particular religion or denomination.
  • Must have current ecclesiastical endorsement by appropriate religious certifying body.
  • Clinical Pastoral Education or equivalent specialized training required.
  • Must possess good presentation, communication and organizational skills.

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