SomervilleRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Somerville jobs

Navy Chaplain

Company: Navy
Location: Somerville
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Job Description:

ABOUT

The Navy Chaplain Corps boasts more than 800 Navy Chaplains from more than 100 different faith groups, including Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist and many others. Each Chaplain is also a Navy Officer, meaning each holds an important leadership role.

Chaplains offer everything from faith leadership, to personal advice, to much-needed solace - all while living up to the guiding principles of the Chaplain Mission:

* Providing religious ministry and support to those of your own faith

* Facilitating the religious requirements of those from all faiths

* Caring for all servicemembers and their families, including those subscribing to no specific faith

* Advising the command in ensuring the free exercise of religion

RESPONSIBILITIES

As a Navy Chaplain, your job spans a broad range of duties. You will support fellow servicemembers during their most joyful moments, and during their most difficult. Your responsibilities might include:

* Conduct worship services in a variety of settings

* Perform religious rites and ceremonies such as weddings, funeral services and baptisms

* Counsel individuals who seek guidance

* Oversee religious education programs, such as Sunday school and youth groups

* Visit and provide spiritual guidance and care to hospitalized personnel and/or their family members

* Train lay leaders who conduct religious education programs

* Promote attendance at religious services, retreats and conferences

* Advise leaders at all levels regarding morale, ethics and spiritual well-being

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Navy Chaplains immerse themselves in the daily lives of servicemembers. In what can be best described as a ministry of presence, they are there to offer guidance and insight in the moment, whenever they're needed. You could provide support while on land or at sea, when presiding over religious ceremonies on a base, or when conducting services from the flight deck of an aircraft carrier.

TRAINING & ADVANCEMENT

Those pursuing a Chaplain position are required to attend Officer Development School (ODS) in Newport, RI. Upon completion, they attend a seven-week course at the Naval Chaplaincy School and Center, also in Newport, RI.

Promotion opportunities are regularly available but competitive and based on performance. It's also important to note that specialized training received and work experience gained in the course of service can lead to valuable credentialing and occupational opportunities in related fields such as family counseling and behavioral therapy.

EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

Navy Chaplains typically continue their education throughout their careers. Opportunities for continuing education are available through the Advanced Education Program while being paid full-time as a Navy Officer. Beyond professional credentials and certifications, Navy Chaplains can advance their education by:

* Pursuing opportunities at institutions such as Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)

* Completing Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) at one of the various service colleges

Also keep in mind: If you're in the process of starting or completing your graduate theological degree, you could potentially enter the Navy Chaplain Candidate Program (CCPO) as a student.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

A candidate seeking to serve as a Navy Chaplain and Officer must:

* Have a bachelor's degree from a qualified four-year undergraduate educational institutio

n

* Have a graduate degree in theological or related studies from an accredited educational institution (note that a qualifying degree program requires no fewer than 72 semester hours or 108 quarter hours of graduate-level work with 2/3 of those course hours completed in residence; also note that related studies may include graduate courses in pastoral counseling, social work, religious administration and similar disciplines when one-half of the earned credits include topics in general religion, world religions, the practice of religion, theology, religious philosophy, religious ethics and/or the foundational writings from the applicant's religious tradition)

* Have two years of full-time religious leadership experience that's compatible with the duties of a Religious Ministry Professional (RMP) in their respective Religious Organizations (RO) and relevant to the settings of military chaplaincy

* Must be able to obtain an Ecclesiastical Endorsement from a religious faith organization registered with the Department of Defense.

General qualifications may vary depending upon whether you're currently serving, whether you've served before or whether you've never served before.

To learn more and see if you qualify to serve as a Navy Chaplain, please call 855-904-4002.

Keywords: Navy, Somerville , Navy Chaplain, Other , Somerville, Massachusetts

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Other Jobs


Pallet Shop / Saw Mill Worker
Description: This position will be working in the Saw Mill.-- Job consists of stacking pallets, using hand tools, working
Company: PeopleReady
Location: Concord
Posted on: 11/25/2020

Postmates Part Time Delivery Driver (Same Day Activation) - In Nashua, NH
Description: Postmates has the largest on-demand fleet in the U.S. with 200,000 Postmates, and an equally extensive network of merchants. While some companies try to build a warehouse outside of a city and funnel (more...)
Company: Postmates
Location: Concord
Posted on: 11/25/2020

Truck Driver CDL A - $7,500 Sign On Bonus!
Description: CDL A Truck Drivers Needed 7,500 Driver Sign On Bonus We offer 100 paid health care, great home time and more Call 866-576-0048 to speak with a recruiter Join
Company: New Penn
Location: Woonsocket
Posted on: 11/25/2020


Amazon Warehouse Assistant - Immediate Openings!
Description: Seasonal Part-time Warehouse Team Member - Hourly pay rate: Earn 16.00 - 21.00/hr , plus benefits The base pay for this role is 16.00/hr Limited-time Opportunity. Earn 2/hr extra for select (more...)
Company: Amazon
Location: Woonsocket
Posted on: 11/25/2020

Process Engineering Manager (Design Group)
Description: About Us: Design Group operates from more than 45 offices in the United States and India, providing engineering, consulting and technical services for the world s leading companies in the food and (more...)
Company: Barry Wehmiller Design Group
Location: Concord
Posted on: 11/25/2020

Work at home - Customer Service Representative
Description: Join our TTEC work from home customerservice representative team if you reside in 45 out of 50 states. We cannotaccept applications for residents of CA, CO, HI, IL or NY or outside of the UnitedStates. (more...)
Company: TTEC
Location: Concord
Posted on: 11/25/2020

Entry Level Automotive Technician/Customer Service Advisor
Description: Accelerate Your Potential Geared for the Driven Interested in a rewarding career with great pay, outstanding benefits and the opportunity to grow Henley Enterprises Inc, the largest franchisee of Valvoline (more...)
Company: Valvoline Instant Oil Change
Location: Concord
Posted on: 11/25/2020

Class A CDL Car Haul Truck Drivers
Description: Job Description Now Hiring CDL-A Drivers for Dedicated Runs - Car Haul Car Haulers -
Company: Hogan Transportation
Location: East Providence
Posted on: 11/25/2020

Class A CDL Car Haul Truck Drivers
Description: Job Description Now Hiring CDL-A Drivers for Dedicated Runs - Car Haul Car Haulers -
Company: Hogan Transportation
Location: Woonsocket
Posted on: 11/25/2020

Panel Assembler
Description: Assembly of Electrical Control Panels, Junction Boxes and some wire harnesses from prints. This position is responsible for the physical assembly, wiring and testing of control panels for industrial equipment. (more...)
Company: PeopleReady
Location: East Providence
Posted on: 11/25/2020

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Massachusetts jobs by following @recnetMA on Twitter!

Somerville RSS job feeds