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Position Title: Pastoral/Bible Worker Call ID: IAD.NM.2017.04
Request Num: SR17479 Date Call was Listed: Jan 31, 2018
Status: Active Last Updated: Jan 31, 2018
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 1
Position Description
Country: Nicaragua
Calling Organization: Nicaragua Mission
Position Type(s): Pastor/Youth Min/Evan
Length of Service: 12 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Calling Org
Beginning Date: Jan 15, 2017 
Ending Date: Dec 10, 2017
Urgent? No
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2017
Cancel call if not filled by: Dec 15, 2018
Duties:     The volunteer will be assigned to the Tasba Raya Clinic. Personal Worship precedes the following: Maintain an attitude of service and cooperation with other programs and individuals. Study the Miskito language on site.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Jan 16, 2017
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: For church and school functions dress pants for men, regular Sabbath dress for women.
Unacceptable Dress:  No tight pants or political shirts. No torn jeans or camouflage clothing. No jewelry.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   The men's dorm provides bunk beds, table and chair. Supplies are purchased in Puerto Cabezas and Waspan for the kitchen and personal needs usually once or twice a month. The computer and email office is available at scheduled times so all have access to it at least once a week.
Gender: Male
Age Preference: ANY years
Marital Status: Either
Child Accommodation Available: Yes
Housing Restrictions: If children are involved, accommodations can be made. There is a women's dorm and men's dorm for singles, a hut for married couples.
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:  
Languages:  Spanish(Fluent) Prefered, English(Average) Optional
Minimum Education Preferred:  3 Years College/Univ
Concentration: Religion
Finances
Currency: Dollars, United States of America
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel (Children)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Food / Meals   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Utilities   Calling Organization    
Monthly Living Allowance   Volunteer/Sponsor   USD Volunteer should plan to raise $150.00 per month stipend  
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.  
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Accommodations   Calling Organization    
Other   Calling Organization    
Total monthly amount volunteer/sponsor must raise: $150.00
Additional terms/benefits or comments: There is a small budget to help offset cost of evangelism and some over land travel.
Project Expenses: OPTION only and NOT a requirement- Bible workers seminar, Bibles, Bible study guides in Miskito, Steps to Christ in Miskito, notebooks, Bicycles for transportation.
Total Project Costs:
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Managua, Nicaragua
Airport: Sandino International
Travel from Airport to Destination: Local TRCA rep will pick up.
Required Inoculations Update tetanus
Other Medical Recommendations Prophylaxis for malaria as prescribed by physician usually Aralen or Chloroquine 2 weeks prior to departure, then weekly.
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: Tourist
    Who Applies: US citizens receive visa at 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: Cristina Vargas
17027 Primera Road
Harlingen, Texas 78552
Deadline: Nov 30, 2016
Visa/Travel Details: Upon arrival to Managua, a TRCA representative will be on hand and make the arrangements necessary for travel to either Waspan OR Puerto Cabezas where the volunteer will be met by the team leader and transport them back to Tasba Raya mission. The overnight expense at Marlene Cordero's house is $20 for bed and breakfast or Best Western just across the street from airport with shuttle service for around US$75 a night. Sometimes the volunteer will be directed to take the Best Western if they have an early flight to Port but there will be someone on hand to receive them.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Nicaragua Mission
Calling Division: Inter-American Division
Calling Union: South Central American Union Mission
Calling Conference: Central Nicaragua Mission
Country: Nicaragua
Region:
Supervisor
Supervisor: Ayala, Wilbert
Title: Coordinator
Additional Information
Willingness to learn Miskito language is important.
Approved By:   Dale Walters, TRCA/TRAM Board Chairperson for Tasba Raya Adventist Clinic on Sep 7, 2016. Entered by: Vargas, Cristina