Juvenile Hall / Jail Chaplaincy Internship at Correctional Institutions Chaplaincy Santa Clara
Milpitas and San Jose, California

Position: Juvenile Detention Facilities Chaplain Intern

Internship Description

Intern will work closely with the Chaplain to provide as needed worship services, Bible study classes and chaplaincy services orientation classes. Additionally, intern will meet with youth to offer one-on-one pastoral counseling and respond to request forms for religious literature and materials. Participate in staff meetings, training, and fundraising events. Some travel required between San Jose and Morgan Hill facilities. Possibility of working with adults at Elmwood.

Supervision

Interns will be supervised by the Facilities Chaplain. Intern will meet weekly with chaplain to discuss their spiritual care experiences. A spiritual reflection paper will be due at end of internship.

Requirements

Interns must have a B.A./B.S. degree or currently enrolled in an accredited graduate or seminary program which offers course credit for internships. Applicants should have completed course work in religious studies, theology, or related field. Interns must clear a security background check, pass the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) exam and agree to follow ministry and probation department policies and procedures.

Length of Internship

Negotiable and Flexible: 12 weeks/10-20 hours per week desired

Application priority deadline date:

May 15 for Summer session; July 1 for Fall session; October 15 for Winter/Spring session

Applications received by priority deadlines will be given first consideration. All other application will be considered based on position availability. Some need-based scholarships available for this internship.

Address

Correctional Institutions Chaplaincy Santa Clara
PO Box 360068
Milpitas, California 95036

Contact

Liz Milner
408-401-6823
liz@cicministries.org

Website

www.cicministries.org

Location
Milpitas and San Jose, California
Job type
Apprenticeship
Posted
Hours/week
10-20
Pay rate
some scholarship funds available
Ordained position
No
Exempt status
Exempt
Skills
Adaptable
Pastoral
Personal Interaction
Responsibility
Working with Adolescents
Industries
Church Ministry
Health Care and Social Services
Mission/Parachurch