The Gwinnett County Police Department is Seeking Volunteer Chaplains

press release from Gwinnett County Police Department

(Lawrenceville, Georgia)  The Gwinnett County Police Department is seeking applications from people interested in serving the citizens of the county as a Police Chaplain.  The chaplain is a vital volunteer position within the department.

Police chaplains are used in a variety of ways within the department.  They are called upon to offer guidance and support for individuals, families, or employees of the department who are experiencing emotional trauma.

Potential chaplains must be ordained members of the clergy of their own religious organization for at least two years prior to starting.  They must have also engaged in ministry as a principal vocation for a minimum of two years.  Gwinnett County has a very diverse community and chaplains from all religious backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Chaplains may be asked to be on-call, respond to scenes at all hours of the day/night, and perform a monthly visit to a police facility where they are assigned.

Individuals who are interested in the position can begin the application process by downloading and completing the Volunteer Application Packet at the following link:https://www.gwinnettcounty.com/web/gwinnett/departments/police/volunteeropportunities.

 

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