Welcome to Simply Hired!

Like what you see here? Check out more Clergy like this one.

Show Me More

Chaplain

Apply Now

Company: U.S. Navy

Location: San Diego, CA

Date Posted: May 18, 2014

Source: U.S. Navy

Navy Chaplains are the religious leaders responsible for serving the diverse spiritual needs of military servicemembers – offering counsel, guidance, moral support and worship opportunities to Sailors, Marines, Coast Guardsmen and their families. Chaplain positions are open to over 200 religious backgrounds (including Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist and many others), and more than 100 different faith groups are currently represented.In this role:Provide religious ministry and support to those of your own faith Facilitate the religious requirements of those from all faiths Care for all servicemembers and their families, including those subscribing to no specific faith Advise the command to ensure the free exercise of religion Supporting and ensuring the free practice of religion requires that candidates be:Willing to function in the diverse and pluralistic environment of the military Tolerant of diverse religious traditions Respectful of the rights of individuals to determine their own religious convictions It is important ...

Navy Chaplains are the religious leaders responsible for serving the diverse spiritual needs of military servicemembers – offering counsel, guidance, moral support and worship opportunities to Sailors, Marines, Coast Guardsmen and their families. Chaplain positions are open to over 200 religious backgrounds (including Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist and many others), and more than 100 different faith groups are currently represented.In this role:Provide religious ministry and support to those of your own faith Facilitate the religious requirements of those from all faiths Care for all servicemembers and their families, including those subscribing to no specific faith Advise the command to ensure the free exercise of religion Supporting and ensuring the free practice of religion requires that candidates be:Willing to function in the diverse and pluralistic environment of the military Tolerant of diverse religious traditions Respectful of the rights of individuals to determine their own religious convictions It is important to note that Navy Chaplains are officially considered noncombatants and not authorized to bear arms.

Key Opportunities:
A Chaplain in the Navy serves a calling within a calling – to God and country – and has the opportunity to embrace challenges and experience fulfillment unique in the field of ministry:Serve, work and live right alongside your congregation in a “Ministry of Presence” Serve on bases stateside and overseas, on ships large and small, and in the field – almost anywhere in the world Have a profound impact on the lives of men and women in need of support – regardless of faith group Earn competitive pay and benefits (this includes tax-free allowances for housing and meals, comprehensive medical/dental coverage, retirement benefits, 30 days' vacation with pay earned every year and low-cost travel opportunities) Receive paid training and access to Navy-funded continuing education Qualifications and

Requirements:
Candidates must satisfy specific criteria to be eligible for employment consideration.U.S. citizenship:

Required Education:
Hold a BA or BS degree with not less than 120 semester hours from a qualified educational institution; and hold a post-baccalaureate graduate degree of not less than 72 semester hours in theological or related studies Ecclesiastical endorsement: Required, from a religious faith organization registered with the Department of Defense (DoD)

Gender:
Male or female

Age:
Must be able to complete 20 years of service before age 62 Medical exam: Required Physical fitness test: Required Learn more about a Chaplain career in America's Navy – including details on specific responsibilities and training. United States Navy Request More Info

Show more

Other jobs you might like

  • Chaplain

    U.S. Navy

    - San Diego, CA

    Navy Chaplains are the religious leaders responsible for serving the diverse spiritual needs of military servicemembers ? offering counsel, guidance, moral support and worship...

    30+ days ago from U.S. Navy
  • Chaplain (part-time)

    U.S. Navy Reserve

    - San Diego, CA

    Navy Chaplains are the religious leaders responsible for serving the diverse spiritual needs of military servicemembers offering counsel, guidance, moral support and worship...

    30+ days ago from U.S. Navy Reserve
  • Children's Mystery

    NEW

    Temporary Contract

    - San Diego, CA

    A little girl who can feel things and sense things before they happen. She can sense things when she's with you, she can help heal you and keep you from harm. She is an empath.

    10 hours ago from Elance
  • Driver For 2 Children

    Carlsbad, CA

    Carlsbad family needs a part-time babysitter. Must love kids! Our ideal match will meet the requirements below. We ask that you handle pickups/drop-offs Monday to Friday. It is...

    16 days ago from Care.com
  • Editing Children's Storybook

    Temporary Contract

    - San Diego, CA

    I have a manuscript of a children's book for ages 5-7. - Approx 20 pages (but you can recommend if it needs to be shorter). - I am currently looking for editing services only (I...

    7 days ago from Elance
  • Illustrations for Children's Software

    Temporary Contract

    - San Diego, CA

    Our software contains dialogs of typical children's scenarios that will be used to teach english to non-native speakers. The dialogs as well as creative direction is described in...

    17 days ago from Elance
  • Children's Minister

    Chinese Evangelical Church

    - San Diego, CA

    The Children's Minister is responsible to oversee, coordinate and guide the Children's Ministry of Chinese Evangelical Church so that the children attending church will come to...

    8 days ago from ZipRecruiter
  • Quality Compliance Education Hospice

    NEW

    Mr Greater Chicago

    - San Diego, CA

    Job Description Quality and Education Coordinator Hospice To apply via your mobile device, use the following URL: CLICK HERE TO VIEW OR APPLY ON A MOBILE DEVICE SF South and...

    3 days ago from MRINetwork
  • Campus Pastor

    NEW

    New Song Community Church

    - Oceanside, CA

    New Song Community Church is a fast growing church of approximately 1500 in beautiful north San Diego County. We have four campuses and anticipate adding additional campuses each...

    3 days ago from ChurchJobFinder.com
  • Per Diem Chaplain (Topaz)

    Elizabeth Hospice

    - San Diego, CA

    The Elizabeth Hospice is the region's oldest and largest nonprofit hospice program and has a 36-year tradition as the premier provider of medical, emotional and spiritual support...

    24 days ago from Elizabeth Hospice

Show Me More

Were you satisfied with these results? Yes | No
Thank you for your feedback!