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Pastoral Care Chaplaincy Program & Services
(Effective Date of Operation)
March 1, 2011
 
VOLUNTEER'S NEEDED!
 
We are looking for qualify participants for our Pastoral Care Chaplaincy Program & Services. Please contact us today, so that we can send you an application and discuss the program.  Have you been called, chosen, anointed, appointed to be a Servant To Serve, then please join us.  We look forward to hearing from you today.
 
 Request an Application
301-445-7277 - 240-899-4669
 
Chaplaincy Hospital Visitation Training
 We have developed a Training Ministers on how we need to conduct ourselves as we visit patients in a hospital.Call for an Appointment.
 
Chaplaincy Mental Health Training
MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital
(Training is Required)

DC Department of Corrections
DC Jail & CTF
(Training is Required)
 


Galatians 5:13
"For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another."
 

Position Chaplain
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
 
The volunteer hospital chaplain is responsible for leading a pastoral ministry for hospital patients, staff and visitors. He/she is required to cooperate with all medical staff at all times, providing assistance and advice as needed or requested. As volunteers will serve in the capacity as a spiritual liaison to the internal community and be available to provide spiritual care at the end of a patients’ life and also become first responder for a hospital crisis. A volunteer hospital chaplain is a member of the clergy; He/she will be will be responsible for providing a support system to patients, families and staff and to offer them with the love and compassion of caring and support. 
 
·  Educational Requirements
 
We are recruiting pastoral care volunteer clergy through the churches/schools. We are looking for ordained ministers that are willing to receive hands on training and it is our hope that they will continue their education in the field. A candidate must possess a license as a pastoral counselor degree/equivalent of training's. To become a pastoral care volunteer chaplain, a prospective candidate typically must possess a graduate degree in religion, theology, divinity or a related field of study. Additionally, he/she has to have met all qualifications to obtain her chaplain certification from an administering institution such as Healthcare Chaplain Ministry Association or the Association of Professional Chaplains.
 
· Qualitative Requirements
 
To be successful as a volunteer hospital chaplain, a candidate must be comfortable working with people in times of distress and crisis. Additionally, he/she will be required to volunteer once a week with a two hour work shift during the day, but our services will be provided on, holidays and weekends. As he/she will be communicating with people from all walks of life, excellent interpersonal skills are imperative. The hospital volunteer chaplain must be an exemplary listener and communicator. We are requesting a one year commitment to this program.

Mandatory Requirements

Background Check, Fingerprinting & Physical Examination Annually

     Contact Information
Pastor Patricia Saunders, CEO
Pastoral Care Chaplaincy Program & Services
301-445-7277 - 240-899-4669
revpatriciasaunders@gmail.com