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The following call is an intra-division call and is ONLY for volunteers from the North American Division (which includes the following countries: Bermuda, Canada, Guam, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, FS of, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, St. Pierre and Miquelon, United States).

Please do not apply unless you qualify as a North American Division "intra-division" volunteer.

Position Title: Children's Ministry Volunteer Call ID: NAD-IN.CAZ.2021.01
Request Num: SR21755 Date Call was Listed: Jan 13, 2021
Status: Active Last Updated: Jan 25, 2021
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  2 0 0 2
Position Description
Country: United States
Calling Organization: Chinle Seventh-day Adventist Church
Position Type(s): Youth Ministry
Length of Service: 6-12 months
Who makes Final Decision:  
Beginning Date: Aug 1, 2021 
Ending Date: Jul 30, 2022
Urgent? Yes
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2021
Cancel call if not filled by: Jul 30, 2022
Duties:     1) Provide well-prepared spiritual/educational/recreational learning activities for a variable-sized (usually 12-20) group of children ages 4-12, one hour per day, up to five evenings a week, while their parents/caregivers are attending a Twelve-Step addiction recovery meeting.
2) Invite/motivate children and their families to participate in church-related activities such as home Bible studies, Sabbath services, Pathfinder Club.
3) Follow up with children/families by mail, texting, phone calls, home visits, personal relationships and home Bible studies where appropriate.
4) Involvement with children’s ministry on Sabbaths as needed, including children's Sabbath school leadership.
5) Keep the children's ministry meeting room clean and attractive, including adjacent rest room.
6) Involvement with Pathfinder Club as schedule permits.
7) If possible, initiate a Bible-based teen addiction-prevention meeting to be held concurrently with the meetings described in 1) above.
8) If possible, prepare short kids-oriented radio programs for weekly broadcast on a local station.
NOTE: Pandemic or post-pandemic adjustments are likely to be necessary. Also, Chinle Adventist Elementary School may need assistance from time to time or even routinely, depending on unpredictable circumstances.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Aug 1, 2021
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Attire: Modesty and simplicity are essential; no jewelry (other than a basic, simple wedding band if needed). Appearance should be natural without visible makeup or nail polish; no tight fitting or revealing garments; no short shorts; longer shorts only in casual settings. If serving at the school, careful compliance with the school’s dress code is expected.
Unacceptable Dress:  see above
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   Single wide two-bedroom, one-bath furnished mobile home with kitchen and living room. Space may be shared with other volunteer(s).
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 20+ years
Marital Status: Either
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions: Both volunteers must be of the same gender, or be a married couple without children.
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:   Previous experience working with children, such as summer camp, VBS, Sabbath School.
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    
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Shared    
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   Housing and utilities are provided by the local church/mission  
Utilities   Calling Organization   Housing and utilities are provided by the local church/mission  
Food / Meals   Calling Organization   Volunteer is responsible for most meals; housing includes a furnished kitchen.  
Monthly Living Allowance   Shared   USD $500  
Other   Shared    
Total monthly amount volunteer/sponsor must raise: negotiable
Project Expenses: none specified -- open-ended as needs may arise and resources are available
Total Project Costs: unspecified
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Chinle
Travel from Airport to Destination: to be arranged if needed
Required Inoculations
Other Medical Recommendations
Visa Required? No           Visa Type:
    Who Applies:
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: No
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   Yes
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Visa/Travel Details:
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Chinle Seventh-day Adventist Church
Calling Division: North American Division
Calling Union: Pacific Union Conference
Calling Conference: Arizona Conference Corporation of Seventh-day Adventists, The
Country: United States
Supervisor: Wolcott, Dale
Title: Head Pastor
Additional Information
Essential Requirements: *Baptized Seventh-day Adventist church member in good standing; will demonstrate commitment to Jesus by living a consistent Christian life. Will attend Sabbath services regularly. Weekend absences should be occasional and only by advance arrangement with the pastor. *Online background check and child safety training must be completed before arriving on campus. *Deep desire for personal spiritual growth, and a passion for sharing Jesus’ love with others. *High interest in people (Christians/non-Christians; children/adults) in the church and community. *Personal commitment to a healthy lifestyle; able to be physically active. *Must have personal vehicle and valid US driver’s license. Preferred: *Able to lead group singing. *Computer skills. Expectations--Social Behavior: *Respect for and interest in the Navajo way of life is essential for developing trusting relationships. This includes respect for clan relationships, for the land, for the language and for traditional cultural practices (while maintaining awareness that there are demonic elements in Navajo culture as in all cultures). Go to for Navajo Nation Tribal info for non-Native visitors to the Reservation. *Volunteers are expected to refrain from any local romantic relationships during the term of service.
Approved By:   Dale Wolcott, Pastor for Chinle Seventh-day Adventist Church on Jan 12, 2021. Entered by: Wolcott, Dale