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Chaplain - NYS Children and Family Services

Claverack, NY

Posted on: 09/08/2022

Conduct religious services and provide spiritual guidance for the residents of his/her faith admitted to a State facility. Establish periods for worship, conduct religious services and administer rites and sacraments. Counsel individuals on personal and spiritual problems; does pastoral calling on those of his/her own faith in order to develop good relationships with residents with particular attention to those newly admitted to the facility, residents going through an emotional crisis, the ill, and those about to be released. Conduct a religious education program through planning and organizing instructional classes, group discussions, forums, broadcasts, and group music programs. Work closely with psychologists, social workers, nurses, counselors, etc. in order to further the rehabilitation of residents. Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview. Download the full job posting HERE. 

How to apply:

Qualified candidates should e-mail their resume and letter of interest to eoajobpostings@ocfs.ny.gov. You MUST include the Vacancy number of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.


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