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Position Title: ESL Teacher Call ID: SAD.FAAMA.2018.02
Request Num: SR18850 Date Call was Listed: Jan 21, 2019
Status: Inactive Last Updated: Jan 21, 2019
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 0
Position Description
Country: Brazil
Calling Organization: Amazonia Adventist College
Position Type(s): Teaching – English/Religion, Teaching – Elementary, Teaching – Secondary, Teaching – Kindergarten
Length of Service: 6-9 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Top Receiving Org
Beginning Date: Mar 1, 2018 
Ending Date: Dec 1, 2018
Urgent? Yes
Application Deadline:
Cancel call if not filled by: Dec 1, 2018
Duties:     This volunteer will serve in the following duties: organize, planning and execute regular english classes. For children ages, 5 to 17 years (kindengarten, elementar, middle and high school) in the local Adventist school. Organize and implementing night english classes for interested youth/adults members of institution. You may also be asked to assist in other activities during the Sabbath School Bible. Through teaching you will have awesome opportunities to share the love and salvation of Jesus Christ.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date:
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: For men: short jeans, work pants, Tshirts, for church: pants, long sleeves, or short sleeves, suit For women: modest shirts, skirt, dresses, work uniform for church: dresses, shirts, no allowed pants for church.
Unacceptable Dress:  Jewelry piercings, tatoos, extreme hairstyles, Tank tops, Trunks, tight clothes, torn jeans, extreme hairstyles, Volunteer is asked to use common sense.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   The volunteer will stay in the school lodge and will share the room with students and the members of the institution. The housing provides, conditioner,04 single beds with matresses, 01 bathroom with cold and hot water, Bookshelf, 04 chairs, 02 desks, 01 individual wardrobe. No linens stuff: pillow, pillow cases, bed sheets.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 18-79 years
Marital Status: Single
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions: Shared room with other students of the college.
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:   Experience teaching English as a second language is preferable.
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required, Brazilian Portugese (Fair) Prefered
Minimum Education Preferred:  2 Years College/Univ
Concentration: English/Education preferred.
Trade/Skills: Experience at ESL Teaching is preferred.
Currency: Dollars, United States of America
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   If related to work.  
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   The meals will be taken at the school cafeteria.  
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   USD 150 (paid in local currency)  
Other   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Additional terms/benefits or comments: The volunteer with a good work performance will receive a free cultural trip to Marajo Island in a nice boat by the end of 6 months. Marajo Island is an island located at the mouth of the Amazon River in Brazil, and it is part of the State of Pará. You will have the opportunity to know one of the most beautiful sunset. You will get a chance to see the bulls and eat specials meals made by the islanders, tropical plates from region like açai.

View (Marajó island)

Travel and Visa
Destination City: Benevides - Pará
Airport: Val de Cans International Airport
Travel from Airport to Destination: The Institution will provide someone to pick the volunteer up at the airport.
Required Inoculations Yellow Fever
Other Medical Recommendations
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: VITEM I (Volunteer)
    Who Applies: Volunteer
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: Yes
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   Yes
Send papers to: (91) 98248-0807
Elane (91) 99241-5933
Visa/Travel Details: If you don't have a passport from Mercosul countries, you will need to get a VITEM I visa from the Brazilian Embassy granted only in your country of residence. The Divison will send the papers to apply for the visa, and its process may take up to 2 months.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Amazonia Adventist College
Calling Division: South American Division
Calling Union: North Brazil Union Mission
Calling Conference:
Country: Brazil
Supervisor: Oliveira, Débora Batista de
Title: AVS Coordinator
Approved By:   Ozéias Costa, Coordenador do Serviço Voluntário Adventista for North Brazil Union Mission on Jan 16, 2018. Entered by: Souza, Leticia Alves