Position Title: English Teacher Call ID: IAD.LVU.2019.01
Request Num: SR20001 Date Call was Listed: Jun 3, 2019
Status: Inactive Last Updated: Jun 3, 2019
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  2 0 1 0
Position Description
Country: Mexico
Calling Organization: Linda Vista University
Position Type(s): Teaching – ESL
Length of Service: 12 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Calling Org
Beginning Date: Aug 1, 2019 
Ending Date: Aug 1, 2020
Urgent? Yes
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2019
Cancel call if not filled by: Jul 6, 2019
Duties:     The Volunteer will be teaching Secondary, High School and University using textbooks (depending on the needs of the University). Student ages are between 12 and 22. The volunteer should be flexible with changes and open to participating in church and extracurricular activities. (For example: playing an instrument or singing).
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  No
Orientation Date:
Voice tape/phone interview required? No
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Teaching: Smart jeans, khakis or dress pants. Collared shirts. Comfortable shoes. / Women: skirts and blouses also. Church: Formal suit and tie with dress shoes. / Women: Skirts and dresses with formal shoes. Casual: Jeans, shorts below knee, t-shirts, polos. Sandals and tennis shoes. Jacket and sweater.
Unacceptable Dress:  Tank tops or ripped clothing. Shorts not acceptable in Cafeteria or Library.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   Volunteers will each have their own room and bathroom (or share a room if they´re the same gender). Limited wifi. Each room has a desk, cupboards and shelves. 127v electrical sockets.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 20-30 years
Marital Status: Single
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions: Single
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:   1 year of college / university is preferred
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required, Spanish(Fair) Prefered
Minimum Education Preferred:  1 Year College/Univ
Currency: Pesos, Mexico
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Shared   The university will pay for your flight home if you complete service.  
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   N/A    
Local Travel   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel (Children)   N/A    
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor    
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   Calling Organization    
Utilities   Calling Organization    
Food / Meals   Calling Organization    
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   MXN $2,000.00 mexican pesos  
Other   Calling Organization   Immigration card -  
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Villahermosa, Tabasco
Airport: Aeropuerto Internacional Carlos Rovirosa Pérez
Travel from Airport to Destination: The coordinator will pick you up
Required Inoculations
Other Medical Recommendations Motion-sickness pills for the road
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: Temporary resident
    Who Applies: Volunteer
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: No
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
Send papers to:
Deadline: Mar 20, 2018
Visa/Travel Details: Please apply for your visa as soon as your assignment has been voted. If you need a letter from the university for your visa, please ask.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Linda Vista University
Calling Division: Inter-American Division
Calling Union: Chiapas Mexican Union Conference
Calling Conference: North Chiapas Conference
Country: Mexico
Supervisor: Chanocua Rojas, Brenda Waleska
Title: English Academy Director
Additional Information
Weather: The weather is around 14° celsius and the elevation at the school is 5,300 feet, so the weather is highly variable. And sometimes it gets very wet. Laundry: A laundry service is available for clothes, bedding and towels but not underwear/socks. These can be washed by hand.
Approved By:   Eber Garcia Vazquez, PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY for Linda Vista University on Feb 27, 2019. Entered by: Chanocua Rojas, Brenda Waleska