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Jackie Carlton in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 6 months ago

Starting out... - 96 Replies

How did you get your start doing chaplain work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...

Grapik in Los Angeles, California

Updated 14 months ago

unions - 2 Replies

have any chaplains in hospital considered joining or promoting union membership for chaplains? Any chaplains out there who have unionized? what is...

Rev. Jim in Blacklick, Ohio

Anyone had difficulty getting into a CPE program?

I've failed to be selected into 3 CPE programs. I'm an ordained minister [M.Div.] with 11 years experience as a pastor. Perhaps I'm too old or...

Matt in Texas

Updated 20 months ago

Avg. Chaplain salary rate - 75 Replies

I am wondering if the Average Chaplain Salary listed here is the actual base pay rate---what I consider to be the actual salary, or, is it including...

revdodge in Raymond, Maine

fitness for chaplaincy

I am a 65 year old ordained minister. I have had cancer of the throat and lost my voice. I use an augmentive communication software (used with and...

mwstalnaker in Greensboro, North Carolina

Updated 47 months ago

Getting ahead... - 6 Replies

What is the best training for becoming a hirable chaplain? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...

Sr/ Ann R. Pennington, SFCC in Jacksonville, Florida

Updated 61 months ago

Interview Preparation - 5 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming chaplain interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

Jess in Freehold, New Jersey

Undergrad wanting to become a Chaplain?

Hopefully some of you will be able to offer some suggestions. I am currently a semester away from graduating with my B.A. while completely my...

Father Kenneth Bicknell in Bluffton, Indiana

Updated 91 months ago

Army Chaplaincy - 1 Reply

I'm a prior service veteran who is working on my Bachelor's in Christian Studies. I have had the call to ministry for some time now, and want to go...

Paul Fanka in Fort Worth, Texas

Updated 91 months ago

hospital chaplain positions or related chaplain positions - 11 Replies

would like to find something in the oklahoma city area full or part time. I have a MDiv and 5 units of CPE training.

looking4ajob in Klamath Falls, Oregon

Updated 91 months ago

best place to get m div - 2 Replies

anybody has advice or suggestion about m div programs in oklahoma, dallas or anywhere else. i am looking for accredited institutons with reasonable...

Chap E in Arlington, Texas

Updated 104 months ago

Is a calling or a profession for some chaplains? - 2 Replies

I am a minister in my church. I do chapliain work as well in the hospitals, jails, nursing homes,and peoples homes. Why is it so hard to actually...

Chris Sangster in Washington, District of Columbia

Updated 104 months ago

how can one be considered for a chaplain job? - 1 Reply

I have been searching east,west north and south. where else should go?

Christy in Manhattan, Kansas

Updated 108 months ago

After school... - 4 Replies

Hi everyone, I am planning to start seminary in fall of 2011, with the hope of doing a year or two of CPE residency afterwards and then finding a...

Constance Blood in Sebastopol, California

Updated 117 months ago

BayCare Chaplain - 6 Replies

This is an amazing organizaton with much to offer the right candidate for the position. The growth and leadership of their program is still maturing...

tasmeister in Westminster, California

Updated 121 months ago

Show me the money... - 2 Replies

What are typical chaplain salaries? Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What...

Jackie in Schaumburg, Illinois

Updated 129 months ago

The best part is... - 1 Reply

What do you enjoy most about chaplain work? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...

John Ericson in Newport News, Virginia

Updated 130 months ago

Boom or bust? - 3 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most chaplain...

Bonnie in Jamaica, New York

Updated 130 months ago

To be the best... - 3 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every chaplain must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your chaplain expertise?

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