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Position Title: Maintenance/Gardener/IT Call ID: NAD.MJL.2020.02
Request Num: SR20881 Date Call was Listed: Dec 13, 2019
Status: Inactive Last Updated: Dec 16, 2019
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 0
Position Description
Country: Marshall Islands (Laura)
Calling Organization: Laura SDA Elementary School
Position Type(s): Maintenance
Length of Service: 10-12 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Top Receiving Org
Beginning Date: Jul 31, 2020 
Ending Date: May 30, 2021
Urgent? No
Application Deadline: Jul 30, 2020
Cancel call if not filled by: Jan 1, 2021
Duties:     Maintenance and gardening for Laura SDA School grounds. Be security guard for the Laura school facilities/grounds. Sabbath church attendance is expected.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Jul 31, 2020
Voice tape/phone interview required? No
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Men should use long pants (no jeans) but may wear shorts off campus or after school. Men must wear collared shirts to church meetings. Women must always wear loose fitting skirts and dresses past the knee when going off campus or "in public" on campus.
Unacceptable Dress:  Tight and/or short shorts are never acceptable. Women must wear modest shorts, slacks or pants only on campus in the evening or when exercising. Sleeveless/sheer blouses or dresses are not okay.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   Share an apartment with one other person. No electricity, solar panel, rain water catchment.
Gender: Male
Age Preference: 19+ years
Marital Status: Either
Child Accommodation Available: Yes
Housing Restrictions: It is better if a couple or a single male comes to Laura to serve.
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
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 below.  
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 $250.00 USD per month.  
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel (Children)   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    
Other   Volunteer/Sponsor   Divers insurance is highly recommended and can be obtained through  
Additional terms/benefits or comments: Surfing, snorkeling.
Project Expenses:

Total Project Costs:
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Majuro
Travel from Airport to Destination: Will be picked up by school personnel.
Required Inoculations
Other Medical Recommendations Hepatitis B. Also, go to and click Travelers' Health, then choose your destination recommendations.
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: Only non-US citizens
    Who Applies: Applicant
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: Yes
HIV Clearance Required: Yes
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
Send papers to: Majuro School
Non-USA citizens need to contact school for entry permit application and send prior to departure.
All volunteers need to send copies of passport and transcript.
Deadline: Jun 1, 2020
Visa/Travel Details: All non-USA citizens MUST be responsible for any Transit Visa (US/Guam, Philippines or any other country) for their airline ticket stops or layovers en route to their final destination. Direct any questions to the principal regarding any Entry Permit requirements. If needed, GMM can furnish a letter to take to your embassy.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Laura SDA Elementary School
Calling Division: North American Division
Calling Union: Guam-Micronesia Mission
Calling Conference:
Country: Marshall Islands
Region: Laura
Supervisor: Ringlen, Ringlen
Title: Principal
Additional Information
Delap is one of several islands in the Majuro Atoll within the country of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Our PreK-12 school, educating over 300 students each year, is located next to the outer reef on a campus that includes the Laura SDA Church and the school's volunteer staff housing. Important Orientation Information: Plan to arrive at Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii, on Friday, July, 2020. Orientation meetings begin at 6:15 p.m. that evening. Departure to your island school will be on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, on flight UA154, arriving on Thursday, August 6, 2020. ***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:   Julie Norton, GMM AVS Coordinator for Guam Micronesia Mission of Seventh-day Adventists on Dec 11, 2019. Entered by: Norton, Julie