Pastoral Care: Assistant Chaplains
- Assistant Chaplains are trained volunteers from local Uniting Church congregations who are connected with a venue such as a hospital or aged care facility. They usually visit once a week and provide pastoral support to the patients/residents, family members and staff.
- Assistant Chaplains are usually Elders in their local Uniting Church congregation and are committed to providing quality pastoral care to people in healthcare or aged care.
- Assistant Chaplains work in conjunction with the staff at their assigned venue.
- Assistant Chaplains have undergone an orientation and accreditation program and receive ongoing support and training as part of their role.