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Illinois Department of Corrections – Chaplain

2600 N. Brinton Ave

Position Type



Nonprofit Organization

Ministry Area


Avg. Weekly Attendance


Job Description

The Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) is seeking a dedicated professional chaplain who is ready to engage and inspire the community served within IDOC facilities. As a Chaplain I you will oversee the holistic spiritual development and full-spectrum religious support of all faiths, traditions, and denominations represented within the facility you serve. This position is an excellent fit for any professional chaplain who is ready to directly serve those in need. We are seeking a chaplain with a commitment to integrity, equity, and the spiritual growth of all people regardless of tradition or religious affiliation. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

Job Responsibilities:

Provides religious services for all faiths.

Prepares reports and correspondence pertaining to chaplaincy area.

Conducts individual and group counseling sessions for individuals in custody.

Serves as Assistant Employee Assistant Program Coordinator and Backup Volunteer Services Coordinator.

Fills outside speaking engagements.

Prepares and conducts formal religious services, sacramental rites, and weekly worship services.

Meets with Assistant Warden of Programs and the Manager of Chaplain Services weekly to review chaplaincy activities.

Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.