Below you will find a listing of jobs available in chaplaincy. These listings are not screened prior to posting; please take care when inquiring.

Please contact employers before submitting application materials since the status of job openings can change rapidly.

Areas Across NC: Temporary Clinical Chaplain

Posted July 26, 2017.

There is a current posting for Temporary Clinical Chaplain I positions in Pender County, Greene County, Scotland County and Columbus County. Before applying & submitting an application, please review the following information:

Applicants must submit a completed state application. ** Put all Ministerial information on the state application for credit (ordination date, CPE dates, & Degree major must be M. Div. on the state application). If the information is NOT ON THE State Application it will not be considered.

Part II, please attach the following supporting documentations to the application: 1. Ordination Certificate, 2. Copy of your Master of Divinity Degree (No transcripts), 3. CPE certificates, 4. A recent Letter of Good Standing from endorsing faith practice must be within a year, 5. Resume and 6. A 300-600 word essay entitled “Why I desire to be a prison chaplain”. Only send what is requested.

AGENCY PREFERENCES: Graduate from an Association of Theological School (ATS) accredited school of theology with a Master of Divinity, 1 year of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) from an association for Clinical Pastoral Educational (ACPE) accreditation. A 1 year minimum of full time institutional experience with interfaith practices is required. The position requires good physical stamina; a valid driver’s license is required. Position is frequently exposed to stressful and crisis situations.

Job Specific Supplemental Questions:
To be considered for this position, you must clearly show within the body of the application how you meet the state mandated minimum education and experience requirement for the vacancy. In addition to a high school diploma or GED, other requirements are as follows: Graduation from a ATS Accredited school of theology and ordain as a clergyperson in good standing with your denomination or faith practice and satisfactory completion of one years of clinical pastoral education in a recognized training program. Two years of full-time pastoral education in a recognized training program; or two years of full-time institutional experience as a clinical chaplain, or 4 years of experience as a parish clergyperson; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Please select the option that best describes your education and training experience: (these or similar questions will appear in the application process.)

  1. Do you have a high school or GED (General Education Development) Diploma?
  2. Are you a graduate from an Association of Theological School (ATS) Accredited School of Theology
  3. Do you have a Masters of Divinity Degree as your Major from an ATS school of theology?
  4. Do you have Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) from an accredited training program?
  5. Do you have Institutional Clinical Chaplaincy experience?
  6. Do you have Interfaith (Wiccan, Muslim, House of Yahweh) Experience?
  7. Do you have a letter of Good Standing from your church, denominational association?

If interested, please visit

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Hillsborough, NC: Prison Chaplain

Posted June 23, 2017.

The Alamance-Orange Prison Ministry seeks a Prison Chaplain. The Chaplain serves as the executive director of Alamance-Orange Prison Ministry by fulfilling responsibilities in the correctional center, churches, and the community at large. Orange Correctional Center is an adult male, minimum custody, state prison with a regular population of 180 inmates and an additional 40 inmates temporarily assigned to a restricted housing facility. The work of this position focuses on direct ministry to and with inmates, their families, institutional staff, and volunteers. Duties are in four categories: ministry, volunteers, administration, and community relations. This is accomplished by providing counsel, planning programs, supervising volunteers, and engaging the local community. The Chaplain performs these and other assigned duties under the direction of the board of directors and in accordance with the needs of the Superintendent and policies of the NC Department of Public Safety (NCDPS).

Please submit resume and salary requirements to

Application Deadline: Open until filled.