CHAPLAIN in Philipsburg, PA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

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Job Description

Facility: MOSHANNON VALLEY CORRECTIONAL CENTE

Compensation Base: 

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 inmates 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 inmates, family members and staff.
  • Maintains attendance and confidential records.
  • Assures equal status and protection for all religions.

 

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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