Chaplain Assistant

United States Army, Active Duty and Army Reserve - San Mateo, CA (8 months ago)

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*AGE 17-34only, must be US Citizen, have Driver’s License, Clean Background

*MUSTHAVE High School diploma or GED,



ReligiousAffairs Specialists provide much-needed support to the chaplains duringmissions and everyday activities. A Religious Affairs Specialist’s primarypurpose is support for the unit ministry team programs and worship services.

Job Duties

· Synchronize religioussupport in the contemporary operating environment

· Coordinate forceprotection for religious support operations

· Coordinate thecirculation of the unit ministry team in the contemporary operating environment

· Operate communicationequipment and digital reporting systems

· Assist in planningreligious support operations and deployments

· Maintain reports,files and administrative data for religious operations.

· Apply technology toreligious operations

· Conduct specializedpeer counseling for combat stress casualties


Those who want to serve must first take theArmed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps youbetter understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.


Job training for a Religious AffairsSpecialist position requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training where you’lllearn basic Soldiering skills and seven weeks of Advanced Individual Training.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

· English grammar,spelling and punctuation

· Typing and clericalskills

· Preparing forms andcorrespondence in Army style

· Roles andresponsibilities of Army chaplains

· Religious history andbackground

Helpful Skills

· Interest inorganization and keeping accurate records

· Preference for clergyoffice work

· Experienced operatingtypewriters, computers and other office machines

· Ability to organizeand plan

Required ASVABScore(s)

Clerical (CL): 90

Learn more about the ASVAB and see what jobs you couldqualify for.


Totalcompensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time.Learn more about total compensation.

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Education Benefits

Inthe Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships,allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses.Learn more about education benefits.

Future CivilianCareers

The skills learned can be applied to manypositions assisting clergy members in churches, synagogues or mosques.


Thoseinterested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army,by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment optionthat guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that arelooking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. Findout more about the Army PaYS Program at

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Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $30,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year


  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses
  • Store Discounts
  • Other forms

Work Location:

  • One location
  • Multiple locations


  • Professional development assistance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Signing bonus
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • Innovative -- innovative and risk-taking
  • Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes
  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative