The volunteer will serve in a ministry that supports the SDA church, entitled AMOR Projects, to perform the following duties:
- Organize and execute regular English, Music, and Art classes for children ages 5-15 in the local Adventist schools.
- Assist in other missionary activities of AMOR Projects including evangelism, medical work, construction, and children's ministry.
Modest shirts, shorts, jeans and work pants are acceptable. For church and special functions, dresses, dress pants and shirts.
The housing provides bunk beds with mattresses, mosquito netting, table and chair. Other supplies are purchased in nearby Pucallpa for personal needs.
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After you have been voted into this position by the General Conference, your volunteer status will be changed to "Assignment Voted." You must then provide your travel itinerary to: 1) your place of service, 2) your Home/Sending Division so they can request insurance for you, and 3) your sending organization (if you have one). To do this, please log on to your AVS website account where you can email it automatically to the organizations previously mentioned.
Yellow fever vaccine should be taken at least 10 days prior to the trip.
Peru Region: Ucayali.
Site Director/Physician: Dr. Henry Alberto Camacho Navarro (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Amor Projets contact person: Ron Hawkins (email@example.com)
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).
Other Medical Recommendations:
- Prophylaxis for malaria as prescribed by physician.
- Update tetanus, Typhoid, Yellow Fever, Hep A.
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.