These are unpaid, volunteer roles (ICS makes modest travel grants). Seasonal chaplaincies include publicising and holding services and organising mid-week events. However, the majority of the work involves relating one-to-one to tourists, holiday reps, resort workers and local English-speakers who may know nothing of the Christian message, be ex-church people, or who are enquiring about the Christian faith. We look for chaplains therefore, who are able to pastor and explain the gospel in a relevant and faithful way.
The role can also involve visiting those injured or ill whilst on holiday and comforting the bereaved. In some cases a team can accompany the chaplain—an ideal training opportunity for people from your parish, or (in some circumstances) for ordinands.
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