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Protestant Prison Chaplains
Jubilee Ministries, located in Lebanon, PA, is a mission-driven, faith-based, nonprofit organization. This multifaceted team strives to serve those affected by incarceration by being ambassadors of life change through the Gospel of Jesus Christ. In order to support its various community and prison ministries, Jubilee also operates a number of thrift stores located in Lebanon and Lancaster Counties. Through employment at Jubilee, each team member serves an essential role in impacting lives for Christ.
Jubilee Ministries is seeking full-time and part-time Prison Chaplains for the various prisons where they provide services in Eastern Pennsylvania (Luzerne and Schuylkill Counties). The primary role of the chaplain is to provide pastoral care for inmates. Chaplain duties include the following: leading or supervising worship services, visiting inmate housing areas for conversations and prayer, teaching Bible studies, counseling inmates one-on-one, leading group discussions, coaching in life skills, and record-keeping of all activities. Chaplains must possess the wisdom to set appropriate boundaries with inmates to minimize deception and enabling of criminal behaviors. It is essential to be flexible to this ever-changing environment and to be respectful of prison policies and staff. The successful candidate will feel called to prison ministry and furthering Jubilee’s mission of bringing life change through the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Position Qualifications Include:
• Experience working in a prison environment
• Trained in Biblical studies and pastoral care
• Excellent public speaking skills
• Credentialed / Ordained by their Church
• Profession of Faith that is in agreement with Jubilee’s Statement of Beliefs
• Strong organizational and time management skills.
Category: Pastoral Care
7/30/2019 10:33:50 AM