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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: Maintenance and Grounds Worker Call ID: NAD-IN.SG.2021.08
Request Num: SR22150 Date Call was Listed: Jun 15, 2021
Status: Active Last Updated: Jul 15, 2021
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 1 0 1
Position Description
Country: Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan)
Calling Organization: Saipan SDA Elementary School
Position Type(s): Maintenance
Length of Service: 10-12 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Top Receiving Org
Beginning Date: Jul 15, 2021  (Begin ASAP)
Ending Date: Jun 30, 2022
Urgent? Yes
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2021
Cancel call if not filled by: Jun 30, 2022
Duties:     Will be involved in many aspects of maintenance and grounds work at this Preschool/Elementary facility. Will also be involved with church activities both inreach and outreach. Church attendance is expected. Will work in cooperation with the administration to evaluate, prioritize, supervise, and complete the perceived maintenance and grounds needs of the school. May include acquiring or arranging the transport of needed parts or equipment.
a. To instruct and supervise other maintenance and grounds personnel as needed, possibly including agricultural and mechanical work, and to undertake such extra-­curricular activities and supervisory duties as administration may assign.
b. By precept and example seek to uphold Christ as Friend and Lord and endeavor to lead students to a similar understanding.
c. Maintain and assist with entry of any records as needed or as prescribed by the administration.
d. Maintain proper control of the students’ behavior in the classroom, school grounds and premises in accordance with the rules and regulations stipulated in the Handbook.
e. Maintain neatness and cleanliness in the school plant, vehicles and grounds; support a positive learning environment; be responsible to assist with janitorial work in and around the school plant and undertake supervisory duties as assigned.
f. Attend regular staff meetings as scheduled and other required meetings and events even after school; join in‐service sessions and workshops in order to maintain or increase his/her level of skills.
g. Undertake any other duties and responsibilities considered as part of normal load; work in harmony with school programs and activities outlined in the Staff Handbook/Bulletin, and other directives set forth by the Board and administration.
h. Regularly attend weekend services and assist in church programs according to talents and abilities. (Sabbath School classes for all ages that need leaders and assistants, Pathfinder club, youth meetings during the week, door-to-door and prison ministries.) The ministries that can be joined in are extensive and many more could be led by you!
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Aug 2, 2021
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Men teach in long pants (no jeans) but may wear shorts off campus or after school. Men must wear collared shirts to church meetings.
Unacceptable Dress:  A conservative hairstyle is preferred for men and women. Please refrain from bringing or wearing jewelry.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   May share apartment with other volunteers. Basic housekeeping supplies provided. Volunteer supplies their own single-bed sheets, pillow, and towels. 110V electricity with American plugs.
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:   Previous maintenance experience in electrical, plumbing and grounds care is needed. Experience in supervising other maintenance/janitorial workers is also helpful.
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required
Minimum Education Preferred:  1 Year College/Univ
Finances
Currency: Dollars, United States of America
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Volunteer/Sponsor   For additional details, see Travel and Visa section.  
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Food / Meals   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Calling Organization   Shared vehicle  
Utilities   Calling Organization    
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   USD $500.00/month  
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   N/A    
Travel (Children)   N/A    
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    
Other   Volunteer/Sponsor   Divers insurance is required before you scuba dive and can be obtained through www.travelerEMS.com  
Additional terms/benefits or comments: Saipan SDA School pays AVS insurance and provides a shared car.

Applicants need to contact principal for interview.
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)
Airport: Saipan International Airport (SPN)
Travel from Airport to Destination: Will be picked up by school personnel
Required Inoculations
Other Medical Recommendations Go to www.cdc.gov and click Travelers' Health, then choose your destination recommendations.
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: Only U.S. Citizens apply
    Who Applies:
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: Yes
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   Yes
Send papers to:
Deadline: Jul 30, 2021
Visa/Travel Details: Applicant must have a US Passport or permission to work in the US.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Saipan SDA Elementary School
Calling Division: North American Division
Calling Union: Guam-Micronesia Mission
Calling Conference:
Country: Northern Mariana Islands
Region: Saipan
Supervisor
Supervisor: Powell, Lylton
Title: Principal
Additional Information
Saipan is the capital island of the US Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to the north of Guam. Our Saipan SDA Elementary School is an EC-8 school located on beautiful grounds. Over 100 students attend PreK through grade 8 plus the 3 Early Childhood rooms are filled to capacity. Applicants need to hold a current US work permit or US passport. This is because of local visa restrictions and limitations on Saipan. ***For volunteers from divisions other than NAD, please work with your Division Volunteer Coordinator regarding important ticketing information with MTS Travel. Division Volunteer Coordinator contact your respective GC coordinator for further information. Pay special attention to the visa information.
GMM Requirements
For positions in Guam Micronesia Mission, please download, sign and fax the Volunteer Agreement.
Approved By:   Lylton N Powell, Principal for Saipan SDA Elementary School on Jun 15, 2021. Entered by: Powell, Lylton
Approved By:   Powell, Lylton, Principal for Saipan SDA Elementary School on Jul 15, 2021. Entered by: Powell, Lylton