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Position Title: ESL Teacher Call ID: MENA.EMF.2020.03
Request Num: SR20810 Date Call was Listed: Dec 3, 2019
Status: Inactive Last Updated: Dec 3, 2019
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 0
Position Description
Country: Lebanon
Calling Organization: East Mediterranean Field
Position Type(s): Teaching – ESL
Length of Service:
Who makes Final Decision:  
Beginning Date: Apr 1, 2020 
Ending Date: Dec 20, 2020
Urgent? Yes
Application Deadline:
Cancel call if not filled by: Dec 20, 2020
Duties:     Teach English to a small classroom with Syrian refugees and Lebanese children in Majdal Anjar. Volunteer teachers will be responsible for using the resources provided to create and implement activities that will encourage curiosity and facilitate active hands-on learning to develop the children’s English language skills.

A dual focus of the Center of Influence is to engage the families of the children. This involves home visitation and other activities after school hours.

Volunteers will work at a small Center of Influence providing English classes to refugee children who have not been in school for several years due to war and other factors. Volunteers can expect to teach four days a week. Afternoon hours on work days are spent on home visits and other interactions with families. While working with us, volunteers have the opportunity to develop Arabic conversational skills through daily interactions with the community and children.

Leading and/or participating in small groups for Bible study.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Mar 23, 2020
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Women: Dresses or skirts below the knee; jeans, capris, or dress pants; blouses, t-shirts, etc. Men: Jeans, slacks, dress shirts or t-shirts.
Unacceptable Dress:  Nothing above the knee; spaghetti strap/ sheer/ or low cut blouses or dresses. Sleeveless shirts/dresses
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   The volunteer will live in Zahle. She will have a private room, sharing a whole furnished apartment with another volunteer. In Lebanon the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B, C, D and G. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
Gender: Female
Age Preference: 18+ years
Marital Status: Single
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions:
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:   We are seeking adventurous, creative, and outgoing Adventist volunteers to teach Syrian refugee children currently living in Lebanon. Strong communication skills: ability to build positive relationships with children and co-workers; conflict resolution skills; ability to adapt and interact well in an intercultural environment. Creativity, flexibility, organization.
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required
Minimum Education Preferred: 
Currency: Dollars, United States of America
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Calling Organization    
Medical / Inoculations   Calling Organization    
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   Lunch on work days  
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   USD 300 US Dollars  
Other   Calling Organization    
Additional terms/benefits or comments: The volunteer will live in Zahle (capital of Bekaa Valley), sharing a brand new apartment with one other volunteer. Utilities will be included (water, electricity, wi-fi, and diesel for winter season). Transportation and lunch will be provided on workdays.
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Zahle
Airport: Rafic Hariri International Airport
Travel from Airport to Destination: Volunteer will be picked up at the airport of Beirut
Required Inoculations The list of requirements will be given by Skype interview
Other Medical Recommendations The recommendations will be given by Skype interview
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: Missionary visa
    Who Applies: The calling organization.
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: No
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
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Requesting Organization
Organization Name: East Mediterranean Field
Calling Division: Middle East and North Africa Union Mission
Calling Union: East Mediterranean Region
Calling Conference:
Country: Lebanon
Supervisor: Boyd, Darron
Title: Region Director
Approved By:   Iago Alonso, AVS Assistant coordinator for Middle East North Africa Union Mission on Nov 28, 2019. Entered by: Alonso, Iago
Approved By:   Iago Alonso, AVS Assistant coordinator for Middle East North Africa Union Mission on Nov 28, 2019. Entered by: Alonso, Iago