The New York City Department of Correction (DOC) is an integral part of the City’s evolving criminal justice system, participating in reform initiatives and strategies aimed to move the City towards a smaller jail system without compromising public safety. The DOC is responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for staff, visitors, volunteers, and people in our custody. Importantly, safe jails enable DOC to provide people in custody with the tools and opportunities they need to successfully re-enter their communities. The DOC operates facilities and court commands across the five boroughs with more than 11,000 diverse professionals and knowledge experts.
The Chaplain will under direction conduct religious mandated and non-mandated services, provide spiritual and moral guidance, as well as interview and counsel inmates. Other duties will include but are not limited to the following:
Instruct religious education classes;
Schedule and conducting religious services;
Administer rites and sacraments;
Conduct individual and group counseling, religious education study groups;
Notify next of kin in cases of serious injury, illness, or death of an inmate;
Assist with the coordination of arrangements for inmates to attend the wake or funeral of an immediate family member;
Supervise religious volunteers;
Collaborate with other staff members in carrying out institutional programs;
Ensure the religious services offered are in full compliance with all applicable laws, rules, directives, policies, protocols, and standards.
Performing related work.
Ecclesiastical endorsement by the official endorsing agency of the candidate's faith or denomination, and by the Committee on Chaplaincies.
Four Units of CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education).
Experience leading MBSR or similar meditation modalities preferred.
Knowledge of a range of faith traditions preferred
For City employees: Go to Employee Self-Service (ESS) - www.nyc.gov/ess and search for Job ID# 458743
For all other applicants: Go to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov and search for Job ID# 458743
Submission of a resume is not a guarantee that you will receive an interview.
Only candidates under consideration will be contacted