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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: Facility and Grounds Maintenance Specialist Call ID: NAD-IN.SBCC.2018.01
Request Num: SR19282 Date Call was Listed: Jun 13, 2018
Status: Active Last Updated: Jun 13, 2018
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 1
Position Description
Country: United States
Calling Organization: Sonbridge Community Center
Position Type(s): Construction, Maintenance, Maintenance - Custodial, Maintenance - Mechanic
Length of Service: 10-12 months
Who makes Final Decision:  
Beginning Date: Aug 1, 2018  (Begin ASAP)
Ending Date: Aug 1, 2019
Urgent? No
Application Deadline:
Cancel call if not filled by: Aug 1, 2019
Duties:     Partner with volunteers, staff, and student workers to keep our facility and grounds in working condition. Light construction, vehicle maintenance, tech troubleshooting, event setup/takedown, snow/ice control in winter months, and some security work may be needed over the course of the time of service.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Aug 1, 2018
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Men: modest and clean work attire. Women: modest and clean work attire.
Unacceptable Dress:  Men: dirty, immodest, unkempt appearance. Women: dirty, immodest, unkempt appearance.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   One-person accommodations will be made ready upon receipt of volunteer's complete and approved paperwork.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: ANY years
Marital Status: Either
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions: If applicable, accommodations for a family-sized group can be arranged.
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:   With this position, there will be frequent interaction with vulnerable populations, including children, elderly, domestic violence survivors, and US veterans.
Minimum Education Preferred:  High School/Secondary
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   75% Sponsor  
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Volunteer/Sponsor   50% Sponsor  
Local Travel   Calling Organization    
Travel (Children)   Volunteer/Sponsor   Volunteer  
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor   50% 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   Private Bedroom, shared kitchen and bath  
Utilities   Calling Organization    
Food / Meals   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   USD USD $350  
Other   Calling Organization    
Total monthly amount volunteer/sponsor must raise: 25% Travel Expenses
Additional terms/benefits or comments: Surrounded by three higher education institutions and adjacent to one of America's Best Small Towns, there are abundant cultural, outdoor, and culinary opportunities for you to experience while improving the community. Also available are many opportunities for mentorship, networking, and future growth.
Travel and Visa
Destination City: College Place
Airport: Tri-Cities Airport (PSC)
Travel from Airport to Destination: Pick-up
Required Inoculations
Other Medical Recommendations
Visa Required? No           Visa Type:
    Who Applies:
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: No
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   Yes
Send papers to:
Deadline: Aug 14, 2018
Visa/Travel Details:
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Sonbridge Community Center
Calling Division: North American Division
Calling Union: North Pacific Union Conference
Calling Conference: Upper Columbia Conference
Country: United States
Supervisor: Thiel, Norman
Title: Executive Director
Approved By:   Norman Thiel, Executive Director for Sonbridge Community Center on Jun 12, 2018. Entered by: Aparicio-Castrejon, Mary