A cover letter of a pastoral care associate resume provides you with a good opportunity to initiate a primary contact and introduce yourself to the prospective employer. It might be written in response to job postings or inquire about future openings. A Pastoral Care Associate Cover Letter should highlight relevant information that addresses the requirements and interests of the employer.

Pastoral care associates are required to provide quality pastoral care or spiritual guidance. These services are normally provided following specific requests from patients or families.



Pastoral Care Associate Cover Letter Example

221 Holly Lane
Piscataway, NJ 77837

November 26, 2012

Mr. Robert Moore
HR Administrator
Hospice Buffalo
7736 Prospect Street
Cheektowaga, NY 66534


Dear Mr. Moore:

I saw your advertisement for the position of a Pastoral Care Associate at  Hospice Buffalo in the News Daily. With my master’s degree in divinity and two years of hands-on experience in pastoral care including working with terminally ill patients, I am confident that I am the right candidate for this job.

Having worked at a similar capacity before I moved from New Hampshire last year, I have developed the skills necessary to perform the job duties related to this post perfectly. I possess the capability to provide spiritual support reflective of the individual’s needs and beliefs. Additionally, I am competent in exercising leadership in operations and acting as a theological consultant where necessary. Moreover, I have a demonstrated ability to provide spiritual support which is reflective of patient and family needs and belief system

I would like to meet with you in order to discuss how we can work together effectively. To set an appointment, I will call you during next week and will be available at (912) 999-9229 if you would like to reach me before that. Thank you for your time in looking through this application.



Stephen Murphy

Enc. Resume