National Youth Service Kenya Principal Chaplain (Catholic or Anglican) Jobs

National Youth Service Kenya Principal Chaplain (Catholic or Anglican) Jobs

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Officiating religious ceremonies and managing Chapels within the Service.

  • Offering spiritual and psychological counselling and guidance to service men/women, staff and their families.

  • Administering religious rites.

  • Sourcing for spiritual materials for preaching and teaching.

  • Identifying volunteer groups and coordinating their programs.

  • Participating in admission and discharge boards.

  • Implementing spiritual rehabilitation programs.

  • Ensuring observance of the Christian seasonal and special events.

  • Managing records on chaplaincy matters.

  • Identifying chaplaincy development projects.

  • Facilitating seminars, workshops and retreats for servicemen/women, staff and their families.

  • Collaborating with external faith based and community organizations on matters of spiritual welfare.

  • Preparing servicemen/women and staff for graduation on completion of chaplaincy courses.


  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: sacred theology, Christian philosophy, Pastoral Theology, Theology, Theology and Bible Divinity, Islamic, Arabic studies (Jamiyah) or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; OR

  • Serving Senior Catechist/Anglican with Six (6) years’ work experience

  • A letter of recommendation from the head of Church/ Mosque where the church must be under the umbrella of any of the following bodies: Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB); National Council of Churches of Kenya; Evangelical Fellowship of Churches in Kenya; East Africa Union OF Seventh Day Adventist; Supreme Council for Kenya Muslims or any other recognized body;

  • Be an ordained pastor /priest and licensed by the Government authority;/Islamic Authority;

  • A proven record of consistent
    Christian/ Muslims character;

  • Have Certificate in Management Course from a recognized institution;

  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution;

    How to Apply

  • Applicants who meet the above requirements should send their application letters in a sealed envelope marked with the title of the position being applied for; together with detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic certificates testimonials, and national identity card/passport.

  • The applications should reach the undersigned not later than Friday, 27th May, 2022.

    Director General/CEO
    National Youth Service
    PO Box 30397 – 00100, GPO

  • Sealed hand-delivered applications can be dropped at the Registry – National Youth Service Headquarters, Ruaraka, Thika Road, Ground Floor.

  • Those without relevant qualifications, copies of documentation and details as sought for will NOT be considered. No allowed clipboard formats could have been pasted.

  • Any form of canvasing shall lead to Automatic Disqualification. ONLY shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

  • NYS is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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