Position Title: Maintenance Worker Call ID: NAD.YAP.2019.15
Request Num: SR19795 Date Call was Listed: Jan 9, 2019
Status: Active Last Updated: Jan 9, 2019
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 1
Position Description
Country: Micronesia, FS of (Yap)
Calling Organization: Yap SDA School
Position Type(s): Maintenance
Length of Service: 22-24 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Top Receiving Org
Beginning Date: Jul 1, 2019 
Ending Date: Jun 30, 2021
Urgent? No
Application Deadline:
Cancel call if not filled by: Jun 30, 2021
Duties:     Will be involved in many aspects of maintenance and grounds work at this K-12 school. Will also be involved with church activities both in-reach and outreach. Church attendance is expected.
a. To assist any other maintenance and grounds personnel as needed, possibly including agricultural and mechanical work, and to undertake such extra-curricular activities and supervisory duties as administration may assign.
b. By precept and example seek to uphold Christ as Friend and Lord and endeavor to lead students to a similar understanding.
c. Maintain and assist with entry of any records as needed or as prescribed by the administration.
d. Maintain proper control of the students’ behavior in the classroom, school grounds and premises in accordance with the rules and regulations stipulated in the Handbook.
e. Maintain neatness and cleanliness in the school plant, vehicles and grounds; support a positive learning environment; be responsible to assist with janitorial work in and around the school plant.
f. Attend regular staff meetings as scheduled and other required meetings and events even after school; join in‐service sessions and workshops in order to maintain or increase his/her level of skills.
g. Undertake any other duties and responsibilities considered as part of normal load; work in harmony with school programs and activities outlined in the Staff Handbook/Bulletin, and other directives set forth by the Board and administration.
h. Regularly attend weekend services and assist in church programs according to talents and abilities. (Sabbath School classes for all ages that need leaders and assistants, Pathfinder club, youth meetings during the week, door-to-door and prison ministries.) The ministries that can be joined in are extensive and many more could be led by you!
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Aug 2, 2019
Voice tape/phone interview required? No
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Men can work in long pants or jeans and may wear shorts off campus or after school. Closed-toed shoes may be required for some maintenance activities. Women must always wear loose fitting skirts and dresses past the knee when going off campus or "in public" on campus. Women may wear modest shorts, slacks or pants only on campus in the evening or when exercising.
Unacceptable Dress:  Women - Tight and/or short shorts are never acceptable, nor sleeveless or sheer blouses or dresses, including tank tops. A conservative hairstyle is preferred for men and women. Please refrain from bringing or wearing jewelry.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   May share apartment with other volunteers. Basic housekeeping supplies provided. Volunteer supplies their own linens/bedding. 110V electricity with American plugs. If married, a one-bedroom apartment with kitchen and living room will be provided. Spouse can teach or be the school secretary.
Gender: Male
Age Preference: 20+ years
Marital Status: Either
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions:
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:  
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required
Minimum Education Preferred:  1 Year College/Univ
Trade/Skills: Knowledge of building repair and maintenance is needed. Knowledge of vehicle maintenance is a bonus.
Finances
Currency: Dollars, United States of America
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Volunteer/Sponsor   For additional details, see Travel and Visa section.  
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Calling Organization    
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Food / Meals   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Calling Organization    
Utilities   Shared   Volunteer pays 50% of utility bills  
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   USD $450/month or as adjusted for degree, certifications and experience.  
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Calling Organization    
Travel (Children)   N/A    
Insurance   Calling Organization   For Long Term and Short Term positions: Accident, Sickness & Personal Effects & Baggage (PEB) Insurance Protection for Volunteers. For international volunteers serving in NAD: Short-Term Travel Insurance.  
Accommodations   Shared   Housing provided for 10% of living allowance.  
Other   Volunteer/Sponsor   Divers insurance is required before you scuba dive and can be obtained through www.travelerEMS.com  
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Colonia, Yap, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)
Airport: Yap International Airport (YAP)
Travel from Airport to Destination: Will be picked up by school personnel
Required Inoculations
Other Medical Recommendations Go to www.cdc.gov and click Travelers' Health, then choose your destination recommendations.
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: Only for non-U.S. Citizens
    Who Applies: Applicant
Work Permit Required? Yes  Who Applies: For non-US Citizens; Calling Org. assists.
Police Clearance Required: Yes
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   Yes
Send papers to: Yap SDA School
Non-USA citizens need to send entry permit application (supplied by school), original police clearance document, and health certificate.

All volunteers need to send copies of diploma, passport and transcript.
Deadline: May 31, 2019
Visa/Travel Details: All non-USA citizens MUST be responsible for any Transit Visa (US/Guam, Philippines or any other country) for their airline ticket stops or layovers en route to their final destination. Direct any questions to the principal regarding Entry Permit requirements. If needed, GMM can furnish a letter to take to your embassy.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Yap SDA School
Calling Division: North American Division
Calling Union: Guam-Micronesia Mission
Calling Conference:
Country: Micronesia, FS of
Region: Yap
Supervisor
Supervisor: Senessie, Tamba Solomon
Title: Principal
Additional Information
Yap is the westernmost of the 4 islandP states comprising the Federated States of Micronesia. Although Yap State includes many islands stretched acrosshundreds of miles, our school is located on the same island as the capital city of Colonia. Our large, peaceful campus overlooks a beautiful valley and inlet. Campus buildings are separated by school level and purpose. Important Orientation Information: Plan to arrive at Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii, on Friday, August 2, 2019, for Orientation meetings which begin at 6:15 p.m. that evening. Departure to your island school will be on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, on flight UA201 to Guam, arriving on Thursday, August 8. Plan to stay in Guam until Saturday evening, August 10, 2019, when you will proceed to Yap on UA185. ***For volunteers from divisions other than NAD, please work with your Division Volunteer Coordinator regarding important ticketing information with MTS Travel. Division Volunteer Coordinator contact your respective GC coordinator for further information. Pay special attention to the visa information.
GMM Requirements
For positions in Guam Micronesia Mission, please download, sign and fax the Volunteer Agreement.
Approved By:   Janna Quaile, GMM Education Secretary for Guam Micronesia Mission of Seventh-day Adventists on Dec 31, 2018. Entered by: Quaile, Janna