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Position Title: Nursing Call ID: SAD.UPS.2020.06
Request Num: SR21007 Date Call was Listed: Jan 30, 2020
Status: Inactive Last Updated: Jan 30, 2020
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  3 0 2 0
Position Description
Country: Peru
Calling Organization: South Peru Union Mission (Unión Peruana del Sur)
Position Type(s): Medical, Nursing
Length of Service: 10-24 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Top Receiving Org
Beginning Date: Sep 1, 2020 
Ending Date: Jun 29, 2021
Urgent? No
Application Deadline:
Cancel call if not filled by: Oct 10, 2020
Duties:     The volunteer will serve in a ministry that supports the SDA church, entitled AMOR
Projects, to perform the following duties: Provide medical assistance in a mission Clinic as
well as out in the field where you will get exposure to nursing care in rural jungle
communities in the Amazon basin of east Peru. The nursing work consists of performing
community health assessments and education, focusing on basic public health issues,
addressing topics such as nutrition, sanitation, understanding disease processes, family
goals, and options to improve community situations. You will also be asked to assist in
other missionary activities of AMOR Projects including evangelism, teaching, construction,
and children’s ministry. Through medical missionary nursing work you will have awesome
opportunities to share the love and salvation of Christ.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  No
Orientation Date: Sep 1, 2020
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Scrubs for nursing work. Modest shirts, shorts, jeans and work pants are acceptable. For church and special functions, dresses, dress pants and shirts.
Unacceptable Dress:  No tight pants, short shorts, spaghetti straps, low cleavages, or clothing with questionable logos or messages. No jewelry, tattoos, colored painted nails. Women: midriff must be covered when bending down.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   The housing provides bunk beds with mattresses, mosquito netting, table and chair. Other supplies are purchased in nearby Pucallpa for personal needs.
Gender: Either
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:   Nursing experience.
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required, Spanish(Average) Prefered
Minimum Education Preferred:  4+ Years College/Univ
Concentration: Nursing experience preferred.
Trade/Skills: Degree in Nursing or Nursing student.
Finances
Currency: Dollars, United States of America
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Volunteer/Sponsor   No cost  
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel (Children)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Insurance   Volunteer/Sponsor   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   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Monthly Living Allowance   Volunteer/Sponsor   USD Volunteer should raise $300/month plus airfare plus money to use for required vacation to leave country and return to renew 180 day Visa.  
Other   N/A    
Total monthly amount volunteer/sponsor must raise: U$300/month
Additional terms/benefits or comments: 1) THE INSURANCE WILL BE BILLED TO THE VOLUNTEER'S SENDING INSTITUTION.

2) PROOF OF INSURANCE PAYMENT WILL BE REQUIRED TO BE DELIVERED TO AMOR PROJECTS AND A COPY BE ATTACHED TO THE VOLUNTEER'S APPLICATION BEFORE THEY CAN START SERVICE.
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Pucallpa, Peru
Airport: David Abenzur Rengifo International Airport (PCL)
Travel from Airport to Destination: AMOR Projects representative will pick up.
Required Inoculations Update tetanus, Typhoid, Yellow Fever, Hep A.
Other Medical Recommendations Prophylaxis for malaria as prescribed by physician.
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: Tourist (for countries not members of Mercosul)
    Who Applies: US citizens receive visa at airport upon arrival.
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: No
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
Send papers to: AMOR Projects, P.O. Box 212, Loma Linda, CA 92354

Additional Information
Site Director / Physician:
Henry Alberto Camacho Navarro (filex34barbas@gmail.com)
Amor Projects contact person:
Ron Hawkins (ron.hawkins@amorprojects.org)
Deadline:
Visa/Travel Details: Upon arrival in Peru at Lima (Jorge Chavez International airport) pass through immigrations, at the immigrations desk, request 183-day-tourist-visa and receive tarjeta andina (the bottom half of a white form you will fill out upon arrival in Peru for the immigrations checkpoint, Immigrations will stamp the paper, which then constitutes your visa for entering the country. It is very important to store this paper in a safe place, as it is required for you to leave the country. Before expiration of 183 days, leave the country for 24 hours for visa renewal (recommended border countries Ecuador or Bolivia).
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: South Peru Union Mission (Unión Peruana del Sur)
Calling Division: South American Division
Calling Union: South Peru Union Mission
Calling Conference:
Country: Peru
Region:
Supervisor
Supervisor: Choque Ortega, Farí
Title: Executive Secretary
Approved By:   Fari Choque, Executivy Secretary for South Peru Union Mission (Unión Peruana del Sur) on Jan 29, 2020. Entered by: dos Santos Basso, Suély