Apply to Become a Humanist Chaplain

The Humanist Society offers different endorsement options. Read through our various levels and apply today!

Associate Chaplain

$ 40 00 Application Fee
  • Completed (or currently enrolled in) MDiv or equivalent education from accredited institution
  • Demonstrated experience providing emotional and spiritual support for crisis, grief, and/or trauma
  • Strong understanding of humanism and commitment to humanist values
  • Ability to work in interfaith settings
  • Understanding of Associate Chaplain role
  • Plan for using endorsement
  • Completed Application
  • Three complete references
  • Phone Interview
  • Approval from Endorsement Committee
  • Continual Membership with the American Humanist Association
  • $40 Application Fee
  • $100 Annual Professional Fee (after approval)

Chaplain

$ 40 00 Application Fee
  • MDiv or equivalent degree from accredited institution
  • At least 800 hours (2 units) of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE), supervised ministry, internships, or direct work experience in chaplaincy
  • Demonstrated experience providing emotional and spiritual support for crisis, grief, and/or trauma
  • Strong understanding of humanism and commitment to humanist values
  • Ability to work in interfaith settings
  • Understanding of Chaplain role
  • Plan for using endorsement
  • Completed Application
  • Three complete references
  • Phone Interview
  • Approval from Endorsement Committee
  • Continual Membership with the American Humanist Association
  • $40 Application Fee
  • $100 Annual Professional Fee (after approval)