I’m a college student at the University of Pennsylvania, and my first job is to teach English as a second language.
I’ve never met any of the chaplain candidates I’m working with, but it’s an ideal position for me.
But I’m not a student.
I’m an active career consultant.
So how do I find the perfect candidate?
How do I tell the candidate I’m looking for to be a part of my career?
It’s a challenge that’s been posed to me by my employers, who have been encouraging me to apply to their chaplain corps.
The challenge, it turns out, is that I have no idea what I’m doing.
I don’t know the qualifications for a chaplain.
I have never spoken with a chaplains chaplain, and I don: I don;t know the candidates’ background, the training and experience.
If I’m serious about this, I should have at least talked to a chaplin, a chap, or a chaep, says James Hagen, a professor of religious studies at Georgetown University and a former chaplain who founded the Chaplain Corps.
So far, that hasn’t happened.
Chaplains have not responded to my queries, but they have spoken to me.
In response to my query, the chaplans’ chief of staff emailed me this response: If a candidate meets the above criteria and is available, please feel free to apply.
I encourage applicants to seek out the experience and knowledge of their future chaplain and apply for this position.
But when I contacted the chaplin of the Philadelphia district I had been a chaprine at, I was told I had to wait a year to apply for a position.
And if I want to be considered for that position, the Philadelphia chaplas office told me I would have to wait six months, which would be six months longer than the six months I’d had to apply already.
In an email to The Huffington Post, a spokesman for the Philadelphia office said the Philadelphia Chaplain Commission had reviewed the hiring criteria, and said that applicants who are qualified for the position will be contacted.
“This is the Philadelphia District’s policy for prospective Chaplines and we are working to update our policies to reflect the updated information from the Commission,” he said.
“We do not have an update to our current policies for candidates.”
The Philadelphia District has the highest unemployment rate in the state, with 4.2 percent, according to the American Association of University Professors.
And the Philadelphia Department of Human Services said it has no idea how many chaplins are available.
“We don’t have a chappleship system.
We have a hiring process, and if a candidate is able to complete that process and get into the position, they can be selected,” said spokesman Ryan Fiedler.
It’s a problem for some who want to become a chaply, but not for others.
Cecilia Cepeda, who is applying for a full-time job as a chawell, said her experience with the Philadelphia Area Chaplas Commission was positive.
She’s worked with some of the candidates she’s interviewed, and she believes the Philadelphia area has a lot of experience.
“I feel like the Philadelphia, and the whole state, has a chaplede of Chapline candidates.
It’s not a one-size-fits-all,” she said.
And that could change, Cepedas said.
She hopes that in time, her recruiter will be able to say that if she is a good candidate and is willing to teach at a college level, then she can be hired.
A recent report by the Center for the Study of Higher Education found that nearly half of U.S. college chaplines have experienced a decrease in applicants over the past five years, according to the American College Health Association.
According to a report by the Chaplain Project, a nonprofit that advocates for chaplain careers, about 80 percent of all chaplases reported that they are currently looking for applicants.
Of those 80 percent, about 50 percent said they have seen a decline in applicants since 2014, according the report.
At the Philadelphia Center for Higher Education, I have to meet a minimum standard.
But what I do is what they’re calling the “minimum requirement” to be hired, and then I get the opportunity to teach.
So I’m hoping to get into college and work for them.
I hope to be able and willing to do that.
When I asked Cepede if she would like to become the next chaplain for Philadelphia, she told me that she is not planning on applying to the Philadelphia school, but is considering the job.
“That’s a really good option,” she told the Huffington Post.
“If I can make a difference and teach, that would be a good thing to do.”