Chaplain Resume Samples

A Chaplain leads non-denominational religious services and offers support to all those who are not able to attend the religious services. These people or facility may include hospitals, prison, part of military or Universities. The job description and duties included on the Chaplain Resume include the following – offering spiritual guidance to people or group of people who don’t have access to formal religious service, providing guiding and counseling services to the needy, giving sermons and encouraging spirituality, providing comfort, and offering conversion counseling to prisoners and youth.

Even though the job location may vary, the skills and traits needed are common and such are – the demonstrable level of patience and empathy, counseling skills, tolerance, and formal communication skills, listening skills and the ability to treat others with respect, sensitivity, and tact. Aspiring Chaplains require a bachelor’s education in theology or other related religious studies.

Chaplain Resume

Headline : Dedicated professional with experience as an outpatient and in-home therapist (intern) and hospital chaplain, with a passion for helping adults dealing with life-changing events, including mental and behavioral health. Experience working with people from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds utilizing evidence-based interventions including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical-Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing.

Skills : Counseling, Social Work, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Provided pastoral care and spiritual support for patients and families during 24hr weekend shifts, including grief and bereavement counseling, pastoral prayer, and when appropriate, referral for services.
    2. Navigated and utilized UNC Health Care's Electronic Hospital charting system by documenting client interactions to support continuity of patient care.
    3. Advocated for patients and families by sitting in on doctor/family meetings to ensure doctors answered all questions and that family members got all questions answered.
    4. Processed both emotions and practical decisions with the families after the meetings.
    5. Provided crisis intervention services for patients and families arriving in the Emergency Department during all Code Red and Code Blue (emergency) situations.
    6. Made referrals to the Unit Chaplain as needed for these patients and families.
    7. Conducted religious sacraments such as anointment of the sick and blessings.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Master Of Social Work


Chaplain Assistant Resume

Headline : To secure Per Diem employment as a Waiver Service Provider utilizing my strong interpersonal, mediation, motivational and crisis counseling skills. Fulfilling my passion to use my strong background in working with young people with behavioral problems to change lives.

Skills : Church Service Missionary with Davis County Jail teaching and counseling women inmates, Writing and directing programs for schools. Acting coach for muscial theatre., Vocalist with Time River band for 7 years -- love to help others smile, Excellent verbal and writing skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the performance of activities to cater to the spiritual upkeep of over 200 workers.
    2. Delegate task and responsibilities in order to maintain organization, vibrancy and depth in spiritual activities.
    3. Develop and maintain worship roster to ensure organization and structure.
    4. Supervise a team of 28 multicultural groups of young adults for 5 consecutive summers.
    5. Provided Outreach in distributing Drug Prevention education materials.
    6. Provided training to the young adults in how to do peer support.
    7. Successfully lead and participated in team initiatives.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Masters In Clinical Social Work


Chaplain Associate Resume

Summary : Thirty one years of pastoral ministry experience. This includes seven years as a hospice chaplain where I provided pastoral care for patients and their families, and bereavement support to the family. I also provided pastoral care for the hospice staff. PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES Skilled in pastoral care to patients, families and staff, crisis counseling, bereavement counseling, worked in interdisciplinary staff settings, working with ecumenical groups and community clergy, administration, coordinated volunteers, and worship experiences.

Skills : Sales Management, Sales Training, Forcasting, Business administration, Public Speaking, Former Emergency Medical Technician, General laborer.

Description :

    1. Providing pastoral care to hospice patients, their families, and staff 2.
    2. Providing bereavement support to families and staff 3.
    3. Met with hospice team to co-ordinate medical, emotional and spiritual plan of care 4.
    4. Providing community resources when requested 5.
    5. Providing funereal services when requested 6.
    6. Managed pastoral care with patients and families 7.
    7. Work closely with facility staff members.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Four Units Clinical Pastoral Education

Chaplain Candidate Resume

Objective : As a team leader, I seek to help and advance the objectives of the organization and people I serve through effective team leadership in order to encourage, coach and organize personnel to exceed performance, service and compliance standards. PROFESSIONAL SKILL SETS Outstanding Business Administration Skills: Includes, but is not limited to, effective time management, goal setting, planning, organization, leadership, contracting, recruiting, training, management and inspiration, customer support and service - developed and demonstrated by 20 years of successful corporate and non-profit representation, military leadership and small business ownership.

Skills : Marketing, Organizational Development, Sales, Management, Military, Office Equipment, IT Management, Public Speaking, Networking, Recruiting, Excel, Scheduling, Counseling, Training, Hiring, Bookkeeping.

Description :

    1. Perform spiritual assessments on cancer and hospital patients.
    2. Assists patients and staff in ethical decision-making discussions.
    3. Provide support for patients through Advanced Directives.
    4. Provide end of life support for patients and their families.
    5. Leads integrative care team to develop nursing staff self-care habits and discussions.
    6. Facilitate Cancer Support Group sessions.
    7. Participates in patient care conferences and rounding.
    8. Participates in regular education programs.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
1 Unit In CPE

Chaplain Resident Resume

Summary : Full time caregiver for four years to a husband with Early Onset Alzheimer's and Type One Diabetics. Worked from home. Recently graduated from Clinical Pastoral Education. Have served the community, elderly and infirm for many years. I would like to use my knowledge and experience to bring peace and comfort to those ending their mortal journey here on earth and solace to survivors.

Skills : Medical Terminology, Vital Signs, Type 45 Wpm, Computer Skills, 10 Key By Touch, MS Office, Hipaa Compliance.

Description :

    1. Identify and recruit potential volunteer workers.
    2. Train and supervise religious education instructional staff.
    3. Develop or direct study courses or religious education programs within congregations.
    4. Select appropriate curricula or class structures for educational programs.
    5. Implement program plans by ordering needed materials, scheduling speakers, reserving space, or handling other administrative details.
    6. Counsel individuals regarding interpersonal, health, financial, or religious problems.
    7. Analyze member participation or changes in congregational emphasis to determine needs for religious education.
    8. Collaborate with other ministry members to establish goals and objectives for religious education programs or to develop ways to encourage program participation.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Chaplain/Counselor Resume

Objective : Proficient in the ability to work with the dying and their family members. Experienced Interdisciplinary Team Member Excellent skills in planning conferences,educational workshops i.e., Holiday Grief Support, Child Abuse Prevention Month, Women's Recognition Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month and special recognition services for Veteran's Day and Memorial Day, etc., Volunteer and Employment Recruiter, Ability to supervise 10+ professional and paraprofessionals, Motivational Speaker, Grief Support Facilitator Operate facsimile equipment, copier, cell phone and beeper.

Skills : Excellent Organizational Skills; Ability To Communicate.

Description :

    1. Served as the community chaplain for a ninety-two (92) bed nursing facility that included a locked geriatric unit.
    2. Provided spiritual care at bedside, conducted weekly encouragement sessions for residents and staff, attended and/or served as spiritual advisor for residents who were not affiliated with a church.
    3. Provided Pre and Post Bereavement to family members and staff.
    4. Conducted funeral and memorial services for residents and staff when required.
    5. Provided rituals and traditions in accordance with the residents faith system.
    6. Coordinated spiritual care with pastors and/or spiritual leaders when necessary.
    7. Assisted in the Marketing and Advertisement of the facility through fund raising, community briefings and outreach initiatives.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters Of Divinity In Psychology And Religion

Chaplaincy Resume

Headline : Essential work responsibilities listed on a Chaplain resume are completing religious duties, administering the last rites, counseling patients and caregivers, and managing the hospital chapel. The most sought-after skills in a Chaplain are excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ethical behavior, confidentiality, and the ability to interact with emotionally distraught people.

Skills : Management Experience.

Description :

    1. Provided support to grieving family members through visits and phone calls Visitation of the bereaved at determined intervals Assessed needs to the bereaved families Regular attendance at Bereavement IDG meetings.
    2. Documented Bereavement Documentation form and submitted to the Bereavement Coordinator prior to the monthly Bereavement Group meetings.
    3. Conducted funeral services when requested by the patient's family.
    4. Assists with bereavement follow-up service as appropriate.
    5. Participates in on-call counseling services when required.
    6. Provided spiritual support to the hospice staff and volunteers.
    7. Participated in regularly scheduled Family Support Team meetings to coordinate the spiritual care of the patient/family, exchange information and problem solve, and receive staff support and education.
    8. Participated in agency quality improvement programs.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Business Management

Chaplain/Board Of Directors Secretary Resume

Headline : An engaging leader who is trained, licensed, and ordained religiously and educationally. One who's passionate about servanthood and committed to serving others. Looking to contribute my spiritual guidance in an organization that offers a genuine opportunity to helping others.

Skills : 2 Units Of CPE.

Description :

    1. Care for the diverse ethnic and cultural spiritual, emotional, and psychological pain of patients and families by assessing needs and providing appropriate resources as required.
    2. Support families with bereavement services/resources and officiate at funerals.
    3. Facilitate on-going spiritual care education for employees and spiritual care volunteers.
    4. Plan ceremonies and rituals to commemorate special dates and/or events.
    5. Provide pastoral counseling for patients, families, and employees as requested.
    6. Assist the director in overseeing the Chaplain's Fund, an employee loan program, and make loans to employees and community members where appropriate.
    7. Provide input to the director and the team for yearly budget.
    8. Create Intranet spiritual care messages to employees as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Medical Assistant

Chaplain Candidate Resume

Headline : Highly motivated business professional seeking a position that requires exceptional leadership skills, excellent team building capabilities and expertise in project management, sales, marketing, customer relations, and communication skills in creating integrated strategies to develop and expand the customer base. Goal oriented and ability to handle multiple tasks. Excellent communication (both written and spoken) and interpersonal skills.

Skills : MS Office Word, Excel, Excellent Listener, Good Communicator.

Description :

    1. Provided emotional and spiritual support to approximately 1800 inmates and their families.
    2. Documented all pertinent chaplain and prison activity including vital information.
    3. Planned and led worship services, special fundraisers, and non-profit events for inmates Headed the following activities/events: Leading Coping with Stress, Effective Communication, and Grief Education.
    4. Lead continuing education classes for staff, facilitating monthly grief support group meetings, and developed bereavement plans of care for families of deceased patients.
    5. Performed funeral and marriage ceremonies for all prison inmates.
    6. Provided pastoral services to both federal and state institutions, private agencies, local churches, and individuals by implementing policies that integrated the principles of Crisis Management, Grievance Counseling, & Anger Resolution programs.
    7. Handled the tasks of managing calendars, scheduling meetings, and filing expense reports Assisted with the coordination of the weekly and monthly meeting Organized and maintained file correspondence, systems, and essential records Responsible for coordinating department schedules and making appointments with guests Assisted in reviewing the plans and monitoring variances in the organization.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In North Carolina

Chaplain Resume

Summary : As a team leader, I seek to help and advance the objectives of the organization and people I serve through effective team leadership in order to encourage, coach and organize personnel to exceed performance, service and compliance standards. PROFESSIONAL SKILL SETS Outstanding Business Administration Skills: Includes, but is not limited to, effective time management, goal setting, planning, organization, leadership, contracting, recruiting, training, management and inspiration, customer support and service - developed and demonstrated by 20 years of successful corporate and non-profit representation, military leadership and small business ownership.

Skills : Marketing, Organizational Development, Sales, Management, Military, Office Equipment, IT Management, Public Speaking, Networking, Recruiting, Excel, Scheduling, Counseling, Training, Hiring, Bookkeeping.

Description :

    1. Provided end of life spiritual/psychological care to patients and their families.
    2. Work with patient's families on grief issues, providing support before and after the death of the patient.
    3. Conducted funeral services as requested by the patient/family.
    4. Provided community outreach in local churches and organizations on the role of hospice and health care proxies.
    5. Represented Pastoral Care on the organizational management team.
    6. Represented the Schenectady Hospice on the regional chaplain's clinical council.
    7. Provided training to hospice volunteers in Pastoral Care.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
5 Units CPE