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Become a Chaplain

While the Sierra Chaplaincy may be most visible for our work in the community our primary focus are on first responders, their families, and the individuals that support their work. These men and women are not just dedicated to their work they are true professionals that take their calling serious. At the Sierra Chaplaincy we believe that our call to serve requires that same dedication to quality and professionalism.


If you are considering becoming a Chaplain with Sierra Chaplaincy here is what you need to know.

  • We are a Christian faith based organization with a secular purpose.

  • You must be an active participant in a local church and have the endorsement of your clergy to serve as a Chaplain.

  • We serve the entire community regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, or religious affiliation.

  • You will be required to complete an application and your references will be checked.

  • There is an extensive background process to become a Chaplain that may include a review or your social media presence.

  • Every candidate will be interviewed to determine their suitability for the Chaplaincy and the most effective position within the Chaplaincy. 

  • We have an extensive training program that may last for several months. Successful completion of both classroom and field training is required prior to full service.

  • We continually accept applications. 

If you have need more information or are interested in starting the process to become a Chaplain please email your questions or completed application to:

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