Chaplain at Resthaven (Holland, MI)


Resthaven is looking for a full-time Chaplain to address the individual spiritual needs of residents, families, and staff members by using the holistic approach that includes spiritual care, worship, faith, enrichment, advocacy, and community involvement. This individual will:

  1. Provide spiritual care to residents and resident’s families by receiving and making referrals to staff; assess needs; provide counseling; provide religious guidance; visit hospitals and nursing homes; and respond to urgent needs
  2. Provide faith enrichment for spiritual nourishment and reflection; facilitate devotional groups; occasionally provide prayer at mealtimes; work collaboratively with Recreation Therapy/Life Enrichment staff members to develop resident programming
  3. Assure worship through Sunday worship leaders and Bible study groups; provide consistency in worship services; lead Sunday worship when needed; arrange special worship services and coordinate sacramental services
  4. Serve as an advocate to residents; uphold and advocate for resident rights and independence; provide professional connection with area clergy/Hospice chaplains; participate in community; lead funerals as requested
  5. Participate in staff meetings; communicate needs, observation, and advice to staff; participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team to provide whole-person care 

Learn more and apply via the Resthaven job posting page (

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