Religious Services Coordinator – Anderson County Sheriff’s Office

Part Time
Posted 2 months ago

Recruits and selects volunteer ministers and seminary students from churches and schools in the community. Responds to requests from detainees through the Detention Center KIOSK system. Assigns, directs, coordinates, and reviews the work of volunteer ministers and students responsible for providing religious education and services for inmates incarcerated within the County detention facilities. Coordinates religious programs and activities with various department programs designed to educate or rehabilitate inmates. Provides pastoral counseling and conducts religious services in institutions. Plans, facilitates, and evaluates training programs designed to provide volunteers with an understanding of the practices and goals of ministry services and the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of Anderson County Detention Facility. Plans and directs orientation programs for volunteer ministers, volunteer clergy members, and other community volunteers by providing guidance on dealing with the problems of inmates who are detained at Anderson County Detention Facility. Shares information with volunteers as to changes that have been made by the Anderson County Detention Center.    Requirements: Must be at least 21 years old. High school diploma or GED-equivalent with six (6) months of experience in religious services or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have a valid SC driver’s license or the ability to obtain one before employment. External candidates should also submit an ACSO Application for Employment (and accompanying documents), which can be found at www.andersonsheriff.org/employment.

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