Chaplain

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Job Id:
req6103
Job Category:
Social Service/Programming
Facility:
Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility
Location:
TUTWILER, MS US

At CoreCivic, we do more than manage inmates, we care for people! CoreCivic is currently seeking a Chaplain who has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional security setting.

Who We Are:

  • CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, secured corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals for success after release.
  • Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, with more than 70 security facilities nationwide, CoreCivic security employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good.

What We Have:

  • More than just a job but the start of a successful career!
  • Supportive environment where employee growth is promoted.
  • Comprehensive benefits package & competitive wages.
  • PTO & paid holidays.
  • Paid job training & other great incentives.

What You Get To Do:

 

Change the lives of those in your care!

 

The Chaplain coordinates all religious services, programs, and related activities at the facility.  They will also provide pastoral care, including pastoral counseling.

  • Provide pastoral care to inmates/residents and staff as needed or requested.  Plan, facilitate or conduct various religious services and programs.
  • Provide direction and oversight regarding “emergency” and/or “crisis” messages while ensuring that such reports are accurate, verified, and appropriately documented.  Arrange emergency phone calls or visits to address issues involving serious illness, death, or other emergencies.
  • Make rounds of all housing units, special or restricted housing, medical housing or other areas of facility on a regular basis.
  • Coordinate and manage the recruitment, administrative oversight, training, and scheduling of volunteers providing services to and within the facility.

Qualifications:  

  • Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in Divinity, Theology or Religion.
  • A Master’s Degree from a Seminary, School of Theology, or University in Divinity, Theology, Biblical Studies, or a related field is preferred.
  • Three years of full-time pastoral experience is required.
  • Eligibility for denominational endorsement or equivalent certification is required.
  • Clinical Pastoral Education is preferred.
  • Must obtain one unit of CPE within eighteen (18) months of hire date if not currently held.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles and methods of conducting religious services, teaching religions studies, administering sacraments, and the methods, principles, and practices of counseling.
  • A valid driver's license is required.
  • Minimum Age Requirement:  Must be at least 21 years of age.

CoreCivic is a Drug Free Workplace & EOE– M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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