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Chaplains are religious professionals who work at 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 good job application set.

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Chaplain Cover Letter Sample


65 Example Street
Medford, OR 65214

May 9, 2017

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

Re: Chaplain (Position ID 254)


Dear Mr. Doe:

I am very interested to work for Asante Health System as a Chaplain. I possess a number of related experiences that I feel uniquely qualify me for this job. Utilizing my Master’s degree in Divinity, formal training in pastoral counseling and hands-on experience in healthcare setting, I will be able to contribute in a results oriented and customer focused manner.

My education and professional background have provided me with extensive skills 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 (000) 251-9595 to set up 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. I look forward to hearing from you.



Michael Joseph

Enc. Resume