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Chaplains are religious professionals who work in various organizations such as hospitals, military, air force or jail facilities in order to offer pastoral care to a definite group of individuals.

The following cover letter sample for Chaplain position will provide you with a good opportunity to make a stand out job application. You are free to tailor this sample cover letter to the job requirements.

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Chaplain Cover Letter Sample


65 Example Street
Medford, OR 65214

February 13, 2015

Mr. John Doe,
Senior Administrator
Asante Health System
Medford, OR 65987

Re: Chaplain (Position ID 254)


Dear Mr. Doe:

I am very interested in the Chaplain position currently available at the Asante Health System. I have a number of related experiences that I feel uniquely qualify me for this job opening. Along with my Master degree in Divinity, formal training in pastoral counseling and hands-on experience in a healthcare setting, I am able to perform the duties of this position in a results oriented and customer focused manner.

My education and professional background have provided me with extensive professional experience in providing complete spiritual and pastoral care to palliative care patients and their families, according to their needs and desires. In addition, I have the ability to perform individual and group counseling; leading worship and ordinances and patient/family education. My enclosed resume contains more details about my qualifications and experience.

As an experienced chaplain, I would welcome the opportunity to discuss my abilities to serve the Asante Health System. I can be reached at 123.999.0000 in order to plan a meeting time that will convenient to your schedule. Additionally, I will contact you by phone next week to follow-up. Thank you for your time and consideration.



Michael Joseph

Enc. Resume