Position Title: Maintenance Call ID: SAD.NWBUM.2020.03
Request Num: SR20669 Date Call was Listed: Nov 6, 2019
Status: Inactive Last Updated: Nov 6, 2019
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 0
Position Description
Country: Brazil
Calling Organization: Northwest Brazil Union Mission
Position Type(s): Maintenance
Length of Service: 11 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Calling Org
Beginning Date: Jan 20, 2020  (Begin ASAP)
Ending Date: Dec 9, 2020
Urgent? Yes
Application Deadline:
Cancel call if not filled by: Dec 9, 2020
Duties:     We seek a dedicated, self-motivated volunteer with leadership abilities, that likes manual labor and problem-solving, and has the physical strength to work in the heat of the Amazon. The volunteer should have some experience with electrical and plumbing work, or at least be willing to learn.

The responsibilities will include maintenance of the Institute of Missions Base, such as cutting grass, beautifying the landscape, fixing broken items, painting, etc. In addition, the volunteer will supervise the work of students who help in the area of maintenance as well.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Jan 20, 2020
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Further information, including guidelines on dress, will be communicated via volunteer manual, once accepted.
Unacceptable Dress: 
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   • The volunteer with share a house with other single volunteers of the same gender. • The house has two rooms, a small living room, a bathroom, a washing machine and a kitchenette that are all shared between the volunteers. • The volunteer will be responsible for bringing or acquiring their own personal items - such as a pillow, sheets, bed cover, towels and cleaning supplies. • The electrical current is 110 V.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 20-45 years
Marital Status: Single
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions: Housing will be shared between single volunteers of the same gender.
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:   Experience required in painting, basic electrical work, basic plumbing, landscaping, mowing, etc., or have the desire to learn.
Languages:  Portuguese (Brazil)(Average) Prefered, English(Average) Optional
Minimum Education Preferred:  High School/Secondary
Currency: Brazil Real, Brazil
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Calling Organization    
Travel (Children)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
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   BRL Up to 500 BRL reimbursement per month  
Other   Calling Organization    
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Manaus
Airport: Aeroporto Internacional Eduardo Gomes
Travel from Airport to Destination: Project Transportation
Required Inoculations
Other Medical Recommendations Routine Vaccines and Yellow Fever
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: Visto Temporário
    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:
Visa/Travel Details:
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Northwest Brazil Union Mission
Calling Division: South American Division
Calling Union: Northwest Brazil Union Mission
Calling Conference:
Country: Brazil
Specific Location
Specific Location : Rua Capitão Anísio 1059
Bairro: Puraquequara
Manaus, Amazonas69009-050
Supervisor: Mills, Bradley Robert
Title: AVS Director
Approved By:   Bradley Mills, Director of the NWBUM Institute of Missions for Northwest Brazil Union Mission on Nov 6, 2019. Entered by: Mills, Caroline Estelle