Navy

B720:Religious Program Specialist

Religious Program Specialists provide support to Navy Chaplains in developing programs to meet the needs of Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard personnel and their families. RPs perform functions that do not require ordination and they do not do pastoral counseling.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

Religious Program Specialists manage and execute the Command Religious Program (CRP) which accommodates the diverse religious ministry requirements of Navy and Marine Corps personnel and their families. They accommodate religious ministry requirements, and support the provision of religious ministry. RPs facilitate the free exercise of religion for all Sea Service personnel and support the delivery of care as part of the Religious Ministry Team (RMT). They advise leadership on morale, ethical decision-making, cross cultural awareness, and conflict resolution, and in expeditionary environments, provide force protection expertise for RMTs.

Military Duties Translated:

Researching trends and gathering resources on new activities and programs. Overseeing the planning and coordination of new activities. Providing guidance on subject-matter projects to employees and management teams. Planning and attending collaboration meetings to ensure projects are on schedule. Creating monthly and/or quarterly budgets for all company programs. Providing consultation services regarding compliance with tax laws, policies, and company procedures. Providing feedback on the success and/or failure of certain projects and activities.

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