The Lighthouse Community Center

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Year Founded:
2004
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Martha Brown
Main Address:
1310 Church Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504
Volunteer Opportunity:

Chaplain Volunteer

Chaplain Responsibilities:
* Excellent interpersonal and listening skills
* Care for the residents of the homes morally, ethically and spiritually; regardless of faith issues
* Lead one-on-one and small group sessions
* Reliable, Courteous
* Keep confidential records of pastoral activity
* Provide spiritual generosity “emotional, spiritual, religious, pastoral, ethical, and/or existential care”

Time Commitment Expected:
* Respond to requests for pastoral care in a timely manner
* Weekly in-person sessions with house residents
* Confident to be able to transfer skills to any necessary location (community center, hospital, residence, or jail/prison)

Leadership Opportunities:
* Mentor Chaplin interns
* Pick up new residents for the Lighthouse Lodge and/or the Veteran’s home using the Lighthouse passenger van
* Visit prisoners in jail
* Conducting bible studies/worship services for Lighthouse Community Fellowship
* Author and/or co-author materials relevant to spiritual care
* Participate in research relevant to the field

Working Conditions:
* Direct contact using universal precautions
* Substantial time requiring a high degree of emotional energy and mental alertness
* Mobility through homes and the community center

Other:
* References required
* Certifications in good standing required
* Background check

General

Open to
Individual

Skills Needed

Counseling & Mentoring

When

Next occurrence is
Sat, 09/25/2021  
Repeats every day from Oct 11th, 2020 to Oct 11th, 2021.
Anytime
Opportunity can occur at any time, day or night, within a selected date range.

Location Details

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