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Position Title: Psychologist Call ID: MENA.ESF.2020.06
Request Num: SR21332 Date Call was Listed: Jul 14, 2020
Status: Inactive Last Updated: Oct 12, 2020
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Named Available
  1 0 0 1 0
Position Description
Country: Egypt
Calling Organization: Egypt-Sudan Field
Position Type(s): Counselor, Urban Centers of Influence (UCI)
Length of Service: 12-24 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Calling Org
Beginning Date: Sep 1, 2020 
Ending Date: Jun 30, 2021
Urgent? Yes
Application Deadline:
Cancel call if not filled by: Jun 30, 2021
Duties:     Be part of an interdisciplinary health team serving the Syrian refugee community in Alexandria, Egypt. Visiting families, getting acquainted with their psychological needs, professionally addressing them. Create a schedule of counseling sessions. When possible offering English and Portuguese classes for the Syrian community. Help to create and participate in a HomeGroup initiative.
On-site Orientation Provided? No
Stipend during Orientation?  No
Orientation Date:
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  No
Acceptable Dress: Men are expected to dress professionally with pants and a collared shirt each day during school hours. Shorts are acceptable only during recreation or work duties. Western conservative Christian clothing is preferred. Women are expected to dress conservatively and professionally, covering legs and arms at all times. Ankle length skirts or pants are appropriate.
Unacceptable Dress:  Men - shirts with controversial writing or pictures. Women - revealing or tight clothing is not allowed. Sleeveless shirts, shorts, and bikinis are not acceptable.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   Church guesthouse or rented small flat. Simply furnished with the basic. Power outlet 220. Beddings, blankets, towels, and other personal stuff for the house should be brought by the volunteer.
Gender: Female
Age Preference: ANY years
Marital Status: Either
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions: It can both married or single. If married arrangements have to be done for the spouse.
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:   Professional experience is preferred.
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required
Minimum Education Preferred:  Bachelors
Concentration: Psychology
Named Volunteer
Name: Christine Lenz
Currency: Pounds, Egypt
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Volunteer/Sponsor   The volunteer has to bring USD 25.00 in hands for purchasing the Tourism Visa at the airport.  
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
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   N/A   The volunteer will have a kitchen sufficiently equipped. Cooking is his/her responsibility.  
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   EGP 1,700.00 EGP  
Other   Calling Organization    
Additional terms/benefits or comments:
Egypt has some amazing places to visit and experience. Cairo is an international hub and the school calendar allows for breaks to explore and travel to other locations. All travel during breaks is at the expense of the volunteer including fees to leave and return.
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Cairo, Egypt
Airport: Cairo International Airport
Travel from Airport to Destination: The calling organization will provide pick up and transportation
Required Inoculations Yellow Fever for some countries
Other Medical Recommendations
Visa Required? No           Visa Type: Tourism Visa got at the airport.
    Who Applies: The volunteer upon arrival at the airport
Work Permit Required? Yes  Who Applies: The calling organization
Police Clearance Required: No
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
Send papers to:
Visa/Travel Details: The volunteer has to bring USD 25.00 in hands for purchasing the Tourism Visa at the airport.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Egypt-Sudan Field
Calling Division: Middle East and North Africa Union Mission
Calling Union: Egypt-Sudan Field
Calling Conference:
Country: Egypt
Supervisor: Lima, Marcos
Title: Adventist Mission Coordinator
Approved By:   Marcos Lima, Adventist Mission  for Egypt-Sudan Field on Jul 13, 2020. Entered by: Lima, Marcos
Approved By:   Myron Iseminger, President for Egypt-Sudan Field on Oct 12, 2020. Entered by: Lima, Marcos