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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: Task Force Assistant Girls' Dean Call ID: NAD-IN.SHVA.2021.01
Request Num: SR21922 Date Call was Listed: Mar 2, 2021
Status: Active Last Updated: Mar 2, 2021
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 1
Position Description
Country: United States
Calling Organization: Shenandoah Valley Academy
Position Type(s): Dean
Length of Service: 10 months
Who makes Final Decision:  
Beginning Date: Aug 4, 2021 
Ending Date: Jun 7, 2022
Urgent? No
Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2021
Cancel call if not filled by: Aug 31, 2021
Duties:     Volunteers will work daily shifts, as well as weekend shifts in the Girls' Dormitory. While on duty, assistant deans are responsible for the health, overall welfare, and safety of the girls in the dormitory. A dormitory shift requires a variety of tasks. These include but are not limited to: Medicine administration and general minor first aid. Supervision of student behavior, study halls, and general student interaction. Supervision of dorm staff (Resident Assistants and Janitors). Carrying out dormitory room cleanliness checks. Being available to talk with dormitory residents and help them through personal concerns. Carry out minor discipline. Receive and handle issues through the on call cellphone.

While many tasks are general day to day things, the applicant should be capable of handling medical or emotional emergencies, until experienced help arrives. The applicant must have good judgment and conflict management skills. They must display strong interpersonal skills. Most importantly, a strong and growing relationship with God should be evident.

Volunteers are also asked to work on a school supervision team. These duties include on campus student supervision one night per week and on every fourth weekend, or as otherwise specified.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Aug 4, 2021
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Volunteers are asked to be an example by staying within the school dress code at all times. This can be found on our school website at General work day attire is business casual.
Unacceptable Dress: 
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   We provide a bedroom in the dorm with a detached living/kitchen area.
Gender: Female
Age Preference: 20+ years
Marital Status: Single
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions: Because this position requires the volunteer to live in the dormitory, we are unable to accept married applicants at this time.
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:   Prior experience working with youth is preferred.
Languages:  English(Average) Required
Minimum Education Preferred:  2 Years College/Univ
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   Volunteer/Sponsor    
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   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   $46/day that school is in session  
Other   Calling Organization    
Travel and Visa
Destination City: New Market, VA
Airport: DCA, IAD, BWI
Travel from Airport to Destination: Private car / van
Required Inoculations
Other Medical Recommendations
Visa Required? No           Visa Type:
    Who Applies:
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: Yes
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   Yes
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Visa/Travel Details:
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Shenandoah Valley Academy
Calling Division: North American Division
Calling Union: Columbia Union Conference
Calling Conference: Potomac Conference
Country: United States
Supervisor: Powell, Stephanie
Title: Dean of Women
Approved By:   Donald Short, Principal for Shenandoah Valley Academy on Feb 25, 2021. Entered by: Short, Donald