Prison Chaplain - Part-time


Based at Northland Regional Corrections Facility - Kaikohe

  • Can you help us show the love of God inside the prison walls?

  • Use your ministry skills to co-ordinate religious services and provide pastoral support

  • Challenging and rewarding part-time role - 24 hours

You will have the opportunity to journey with prisoners in the Northland Regional Corrections Facility working within the chaplaincy team and with our amazing faith-based volunteers.

We're looking for someone who is ready to journey wirh prisoners as they encounter the challenges of prison life and separation from loved ones and whanau. Someone who has theological training, a deep faith, pastoral experience and is comfortable and knowledgeable with te reo and tikanga. A person who can provide group and individual services and pastoral support, and lead and co-ordinate volunteers.

A reasonable level of physical and pscychological fitness is required to work within the controlled and demanding prison environment. Also experience working with youth or those with mental health issues would be an advantage.

Every day will be different, so adaptability is important.

Are you ready for a new challenge?  Would you like to move to the sunny north?


Details of Job Description

Application Form

If you would like to discuss this opportunity please email Maurice McLaughlin, our Regional Manager based in Hawkes Bay. Send Maurice and email with your contact details and he will be in touch after 20 November.

Please apply through SEEK with your application form, covering letter and CV.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday 3 December.



Appointments are subject to an acceptable church commendation, MoJ check and obtaining approval for prison access.