What does a chaplain do?
Chaplains serve as pastors, counselors, and spiritual shepherds outside of the typical church context. This includes serving as a military chaplain within the US armed forces or serving as a domestic chaplains in a hospital, care facility, camp, and other setting. The International Office serves as the chaplaincy endorsing agency for the NAB for both domestic and military chaplains. If you are interested in serving as a chaplain endorsed by the NAB, download the appropriate documents below, and contact your regional minister to take the next steps.
Domestic Chaplaincy Certification
NAB Military Chaplaincy Guidelines
NAB Military Chaplaincy Application Form