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The following call is an intra-division call and is ONLY for volunteers from the North American Division (which includes the following countries: Bermuda, Canada, Guam, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, FS of, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, St. Pierre and Miquelon, United States).

Please do not apply unless you qualify as a North American Division "intra-division" volunteer.

Position Title: Grounds Worker/Maintenance Assistant Call ID: NAD-IN.SG.2018.07
Request Num: SR18847 Date Call was Listed: Jan 24, 2018
Status: Active Last Updated: Apr 26, 2018
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 1
Position Description
Country: Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan)
Calling Organization: Saipan SDA Elementary School
Position Type(s): Maintenance, Agriculture
Length of Service: 10-12 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Top Receiving Org
Beginning Date: Aug 10, 2018 
Ending Date: Jun 3, 2019
Urgent? No
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
Cancel call if not filled by: Jun 3, 2019
Duties:     Will maintain a neat and attractive campus which includes, but is not limited to, mowing, weed-eating, trash pick-up, and planting. Will also assist the maintenance/grounds director in day-to-day activities to keep this Preschool/Elementary facility functioning well. Will also be involved with church activities both inreach and outreach. Church attendance is expected.
a. To assist 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 and undertake supervisory duties as assigned.
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 10, 2018
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Men teach in long pants (no jeans) but may wear shorts off campus or after school. Men must wear collared shirts to church meetings. Women may wear loose fitting skirts and dresses past the knee or modest dress slacks when working. Women may wear long, modest shorts, slacks or pants when going off campus.
Unacceptable Dress:  Women - Tight and/or short shorts are never acceptable, nor sleeveless or sheer blouses or dresses. 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 single-bed sheets, pillow, and towels. 110V electricity with American plugs.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 20+ years
Marital Status: Single
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
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)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Food / Meals   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Calling Organization    
Utilities   Calling Organization    
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   USD $500.00/month less taxes  
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   N/A    
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   Calling Organization    
Other   Volunteer/Sponsor   Divers insurance is required before you scuba dive and can be obtained through www.travelerEMS.com  
Additional terms/benefits or comments: Applicants need to contact principal for interview.
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)
Airport: Saipan International Airport (SPN)
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? No           Visa Type: Only U.S. Citizens apply
    Who Applies: Applicant
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: No
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
Send papers to:
Deadline: May 31, 2018
Visa/Travel Details: Volunteers must have a US Passport or permission to work in the US.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Saipan SDA Elementary School
Calling Division: North American Division
Calling Union: Guam-Micronesia Mission
Calling Conference:
Country: Northern Mariana Islands
Region: Saipan
Supervisor
Supervisor: Yates, Randy
Title: Principal
Additional Information
Saipan is the capital island of the US Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to the north of Guam. Our Saipan SDA Elementary School is an EC-8 school located on beautiful grounds. Over 100 students attend PreK through grade 8 plus the 3 Early Childhood rooms are filled to capacity. Important Orientation Information: Plan to arrive at Honolulu, Hawaii, on Friday, August 10, 2018. Please register between 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. or as soon as you arrive. Orientation evening meeting begins at 6:15 p.m. Departure to the island schools is on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, on UA201 to Guam, arriving on Thursday, August 16, and then proceeding to Saipan the next morning, August 17, on UA174. Applicants need to hold a current US work permit or US passport. This is because of local visa restrictions and limitations on Saipan. ***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 Jan 23, 2018. Entered by: Quaile, Janna