Position Title: Administrative Assistant Call ID: SAD.UPS.2019.05
Request Num: SR20065 Date Call was Listed: Mar 27, 2019
Status: Active Last Updated: Mar 27, 2019
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 1
Position Description
Country: Peru
Calling Organization: South Peru Union Mission (Unión Peruana del Sur)
Position Type(s): Administration, Secretarial
Length of Service: 10-24 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Top Sending Org
Beginning Date: Sep 1, 2019 
Ending Date: Jun 29, 2020
Urgent? No
Application Deadline:
Cancel call if not filled by: Oct 30, 2019
Duties:     The volunteer will serve in a ministry that supports the SDA church, entitled
AMOR Projects, to perform the following duties: Provide administrative assistance
for AMOR Projects in the Amazon basin of east Peru. You will be involved in
accounting and bookkeeping, tracking income and expenses, scanning receipts, and
coordinating finances with treasurer in the states. You will be an assistant the Site
Coordinator. You will also be asked to assist in other missionary activities of AMOR
Projects including evangelism, teaching, construction, children’s ministry, and
medical clinics.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Sep 2, 2019
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Modest shirts, shorts, jeans and work pants are acceptable. For church and special functions, dresses, dress pants and shirts.
Unacceptable Dress:  No tight pants, short shorts, low cleavages, or clothing with questionable logos or messages. No jewelry, tattoos, colored painted nails. Women: midriff must be covered when bending down.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   The housing provides bunk beds with mattresses, mosquito netting, table and chair. Other supplies are purchased in nearby Pucallpa for personal needs.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 18+ years
Marital Status: Single
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions:
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:   Education or experience in the business field.
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required, Spanish(Average) Prefered
Minimum Education Preferred:  2 Years College/Univ
Concentration: Business related field
Trade/Skills: Education or experience in the business field.
Finances
Currency: Dollars, United States of America
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Volunteer/Sponsor   No cust  
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel (Children)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Insurance   Volunteer/Sponsor   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   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Monthly Living Allowance   Volunteer/Sponsor   USD Volunteer should raise $300/month plus airfare plus money to use for required vacation to leave country and return to renew 180 day Visa.  
Other   N/A    
Total monthly amount volunteer/sponsor must raise: $300/month
Additional terms/benefits or comments: 1) THE INSURANCE WILL BE BILLED TO THE VOLUNTEER'S SENDING INSTITUTION.

2) PROOF OF INSURANCE PAYMENT WILL BE REQUIRED TO BE DELIVERED TO AMOR
PROJECTS AND A COPY BE ATTACHED TO THE VOLUNTEER'S APPLICATION BEFORE
THEY CAN START SERVICE.
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Pucallpa, Peru
Airport: David Abenzur Rengifo International Airport (PCL)
Travel from Airport to Destination: AMOR Projects representative will pick up.
Required Inoculations Update Tetanus, Typhoid, Yellow Fever, Hep A.
Other Medical Recommendations Prophylaxis for malaria if prescribed by physician.
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: Tourist (for countries not members of Mercosul)
    Who Applies: US citizens receive visa at Lima airport upon arrival.
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: No
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
Send papers to: AMOR Projects, P.O. Box 212, Loma Linda, CA 92354
Deadline:
Visa/Travel Details: Upon arrival in Peru at Lima (Jorge Chavez International airport) pass through immigrations, at the immigrations desk, request 183-day-tourist-visa and receive tarjeta andina (the bottom half of a white form you will fill out upon arrival in Peru for the immigrations checkpoint, Immigrations will stamp the paper, which then constitutes your visa for entering the country. It is very important to store this paper in a safe place, as it is required for you to leave the country. Before expiration of 183 days, leave the country for 24 hours for visa renewal (recommended border countries Ecuador or Bolivia).
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: South Peru Union Mission (Unión Peruana del Sur)
Calling Division: South American Division
Calling Union: South Peru Union Mission
Calling Conference:
Country: Peru
Region:
Supervisor
Supervisor: Choque Ortega, Farí
Title: Executive Secretary
Additional Information
Yellow fever vaccine should be taken at least 10 days prior to the trip. Peru Region: Ucayali. Site Director/Physician: Dr. Henry Alberto Camacho Navarro (filex34barbas@gmail.com) Amor Projets contact person: Ron Hawkins (ron.hawkins@amorprojects.org)
Approved By:   Daniel Villar,  for South Peru Mission (Misión Peruana del Sur) on Mar 14, 2019. Entered by: dos Santos Basso, Suély