Nov 16, 2022

Chaplain

  • TFC Global
  • Hybrid (various locations throughout the United States)
Full time Chaplain

Job Description

Position Description:

Since 1951, TFC Global has been a ministry that provides chaplaincy services to the trucking community. TFC Global exists to “evangelize, educate and equip members of the trucking community and their families to help them grow in their faith.” A TFC Global chaplain serves with a ministry of presence that offers spiritual, emotional, and physical care to those in the trucking community and in a corporate environment.

 

Chaplain Qualifications:

  • Must be a saved follower of Jesus able to clearly articulate the gospel and train others to      share the gospel in a clear and simple way
  • Must have a “calling” as a chaplain to the trucking industry or a corporate environment and    be able to share their “calling” during the interview process
  • Demonstrates a life and reputation of faithfulness to Jesus and high standards of Christian  living
  • Has the clear and open support of his wife (where applicable) to enter chaplaincy ministry
  • Has a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies from an accredited college or          university, can demonstrate knowledge of the Bible, and makes Biblically-based decisions a  priority
  • Has 2+ years of experience in a leadership position with a ministry, business, or other            organization
  • Has been ordained or commissioned by a recognized faith group (preferred)
  • Has an entrepreneurial spirit and ability to develop chaplaincy ministry in an area/city/county
  • Has the ability to approach the trucking community to seek chaplaincy ministry in their          organization
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

Responsibilities for Chaplains:

  • Stay freshly connected to God and His work to you and through you
  • Complete the CTI (Chaplain Training Institute) 20-hour training and TFC Global orientation
  • Biblically counsel individuals, groups, or families concerning their spiritual, emotional, or        personal needs
  • Prepare and present sermons, TFC Programs and present the ministry of TFC Global to          churches and other groups
  • Network with trucking company owners and community leaders
  • Plan and participate in fundraising appeals to raise support for the annual assigned budget  for the ministry location
  • Thank faith partners (donors) and send out quarterly newsletters
  • Be in regular conversation and have accountability with the VP of US Operations
  • Organize and lead regular Bible studies and prayer groups in various locations
  • Complete monthly calendars and daily logs of your ministry activity
  • Respond to requests for assistance during emergencies or crises (On-call 24/7)
  • Develop a network of trusted Christian-based services to refer people for ongoing                    counseling  and/or community support services as needed
  • Pursue ongoing training opportunities
  • Develop and train a team of ministry volunteers (associates) and volunteers for fundraising  and other events
  • Perform administrative duties, such as overseeing minister center management, ordering      supplies, getting quotes for services or repairs, and supervising the work of associates          (volunteers)
  • Be familiar with computers: internet use, Microsoft Office: Word and Excel, opening PDFs,      Outlook email

 Skills Needed:

  • Connected to the work of God to you and through you – nothing is done in your own strength
  • Active Listener — giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
  • Patient and Persistent – prayerfully pursue God’s leading and take faithful action toward a goal
  • A Go-getter – willing to take action to move into more effective ways of serving as a chaplain in your community
  • Service-Oriented — actively looking for ways to help people
  • Clear Speaker — sharing in an effective manner a message, instructions, or promoting the ministry of TFC Global
  • Dependable and Reliable – following through and being predictable in how you fulfill commitments and ministry opportunities
  • Mature Writer — communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience
  • Instructor — teaching and training others how to do something for independent action
  • Strategic Learner — selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things
  • Time Manager — independently managing one's own time and oversight of others
  • Able to Coordinate — bringing together a ministry team for service, fundraising efforts, and advertising of the ministry
  • Critical Evaluator — able to evaluate yourself and be accountable to the VP of US Operations for the effectiveness of Holy Spirit dependency and ministry effectiveness
  • Visionary – able to see the development of an area for chaplaincy ministry to the trucking community
  • Manage Personnel and Material Resources — Motivating, developing, directing people, ordering TFC resource materials, overseeing the use of equipment and facilities

 Application Process:

1. Go to www.tfcglobal.org and fill out the staff application under the “employment” tab

2. Agree with the Statement of Faith of TFC Global

3. Receive contact from TFC Global staff for follow-up and direction to the next steps.

4. Provide three references: personal, professional, and pastoral

5. Complete an initial interview with the VP of US Operations or TFC Staff member

6. Agree to a background check

7. Complete a Zoom meeting (including wife, if applicable) with the TFC Global President, VP of           US Operations, and other staff members


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