Placement

Correctional Chaplain to Men - Hawaii

Good News Jail & Prison Ministry

P.O. Box 9760, Henrico, NE 23228-2226 USA   MAP
Demographic: Urban prison
Statement Of Faith: Our typical evangelical Christian statement of faith may be viewed on our website at www.goodnewsjail.org.

Job Description: The Chaplain is responsible for providing comprehensive Christian pastoral ministry to the residents and staff of the correctional facility; provide other services to inmates, staff, public officials, and the community that will enhance the overall ministry.

Job Duties: General day to day job duties include the following:
1. Provide comprehensive Christian chaplaincy services to inmates and staff: counseling, conducting/scheduling Christian worship services, Bible studies and arranging clergy visits, distributing literature and performing other pastoral and ministerial functions as appropriate.
2. Facilitate access and ministry of religious volunteers for all faith traditions recognized by the facility.
3. Handle emergency and death notifications among inmates and their families.
4. Encourage and counsel inmates, correctional officers, and other facility staff.
5. Recruit, supervise and train religious volunteers.
6. Promote the visibility of the ministry in the community through jail tours and presentations to individuals, community groups and local churches.
7. Fulfill administrative requirements of the facility and our ministry.
8. Generate and file computer reports using a variety of software applications.
9. Work with the local community (churches, individuals, organizations, businesses) to develop partnership support for the ministry.
10. This is a salaried position with benefits. However, Good News is a "missionary" style ministry and all our chaplains are required to raise financial partnerships. A mutually agreed upon, livable amount of support must be raised before ministry can begin.

Date Posted: Tue, Apr 7, 2020   (128 days ago)
Salary: $50-$75.000.00 + benefits
Benefits: Health, other available
Anticipated Hire Date: ASAP

Point of Contact:

Bob Potter

Assistant Director of Chaplains
402-980-8126
10634 Bondesson Circle
Omaha, NE 68134
USA