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Position Title: Bible Worker/ESL Teacher Call ID: SAD.UPN.2020.01
Request Num: SR20914 Date Call was Listed: Dec 17, 2019
Status: Inactive Last Updated: Dec 17, 2019
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 0
Position Description
Country: Peru
Calling Organization: North Peru Union Mission (Unión Peruana del Norte)
Position Type(s): ADRA/Relief & Development, Church Planting/Bible Work, Teaching – Bible/Religion, Cleaning/Kitchen/Laundry Worker, Youth Ministry, Urban Centers of Influence (UCI)
Length of Service: 10-12 months
Who makes Final Decision:  
Beginning Date: Feb 16, 2020 
Ending Date: Dec 10, 2020
Urgent? Yes
Application Deadline:
Cancel call if not filled by: Mar 1, 2020
Duties:     The volunteer will serve as a Bible Worker and ESL teacher. The volunteer will be part of a group form of 10 to 15 people, all of them serving in the One Year in Mission Program of our Union. The work will carried on in a rural area without adventist presence and the group will have the challenge to plant a church within that community.

Working in this kind of missions require that the volunteer must have flexibility and adaptation skills.

During the mission period the volunteer will be requested different duties and responsibilities, as well as have flexibility with their schedule.

The group will have a youth pastor to lead them and to carry out all the evangelistic outreach.
On-site Orientation Provided? No
Stipend during Orientation?  No
Orientation Date:
Voice tape/phone interview required? No
Institution requires signed agreement?  No
Acceptable Dress: According to adventist standards.
Unacceptable Dress:  Something against our principles.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   Once in the local field, a shared room will be provided with all basic furniture and commodities. Men and women will live in different places/houses. Electricity in Lima is 220 v.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 18-35 years
Marital Status: Either
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions:
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:  
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required, Spanish(Fair) Optional
Minimum Education Preferred:  3 Years College/Univ
Education Comments: If the volunteer knows how to teach Music, PE or English it will be a super plus.
Currency: Nuevos Soles, Peru
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Shared   Our organization will pay the expenses but the volunteer will need to process it personally in the Inmigration and Naturalization Office  
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor   Yellow Fever - Have the international yellow card  
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   N/A    
Local Travel   Calling Organization    
Travel (Children)   N/A    
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 organization will give extra money to the group leader and the volunteers should form groups to cook their food.  
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   PEN 300  
Other   Calling Organization    
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Lima
Airport: Jorge Chávez International
Travel from Airport to Destination: Will be pick up
Required Inoculations Yellow Fever
Other Medical Recommendations
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: Religious
    Who Applies: Volunteer and Organization
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: Yes
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
Send papers to:
Visa/Travel Details: When the volunteer arrives to Peru, a Tourist visa will be granted for 90 or 180 days. Once in Peru, our lawyers will process the long stay religious visa and the volunteer should go to the inmigration and naturalization offices in Lima to process it personally and to pick up the documents once completed. The volunteer should bring a valid passport with more than a year of expiration prior the arrival in Peru. Before leaving the country, the volunteer should return the given residence card, if not returned the volunteer will pay all the expenses in his/her own country.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: North Peru Union Mission (Unión Peruana del Norte)
Calling Division: South American Division
Calling Union: North Peru Union Mission
Calling Conference:
Country: Peru
Supervisor: Marquina Vergara, Carlos Francesco
Title: AVS Coordinator
Additional Information
Peru is a very conservative place, which means that on sabbaths or during church's activities, the volunteer should wear suit and tie or local formal dress. Please take this in count.
Approved By:   Francesco Marquina, AVS Coordinator for North Peru Union Mission (Unión Peruana del Norte) on Dec 16, 2019. Entered by: Marquina Vergara, Carlos Francesco