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Chaplain

  VF58UA Adventist Volunteer Service
  Pohnpei SDA School


Responsibilities

Will perform chaplaincy duties, planning and implementing spiritual growth activities throughout the school year, providing spiritual counseling to staff and students as needed, organizing and carrying out at least biannual weeks of prayer and at least quarterly special worship services (e.g., Friday evenings) at the school. Will work with the administration and school board regarding the scheduling of spiritual events and your role at the school.
Duties may also include supervision, contacting parents, and extra-curricular activities. Be ready to help serve in whatever way is needed. Will also be involved with church activities both in-reach and out-reach.
Miscellaneous duties:

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  • By precept and example, the employee will seek to uphold Christ as Friend and Lord and will endeavor to lead students to a similar understanding.
  • Maintain proper control of the students’ behavior in the classroom, school ground and premises in accordance with the rules and regulations stipulated in the Handbook. 
  • Maintain neatness and cleanliness in the classroom and school grounds; create visual aids, posters and displays in bulletin boards, thus supporting a positive learning environment; be responsible for janitorial work in and around classroom and undertake supervisory duties at lunch hour, and in other times in rotation with other teachers.
  • Attend regular staff meetings as scheduled and other meetings and events even after school; join in‐service sessions and workshops in order to maintain or increase his/her level of teaching skills.
  • Undertake any other duties and responsibilities considered as part of normal load; will work in harmony with school programs and activities outlined in the Staff Handbook/Bulletin, and other directives set forth by the Board and administration.
  • 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, prison ministry,…the ministries that can be joined in are extensive and many more could be led by you!)

Qualifications

  • Language: English
  • Education: 1 years College/Univ
  • Gender: Either
  • Age: 20+
  • Marital Status: Single

Attire

Men teach in long pants (no jeans) but may wear shorts off campus or after school. Men must wear collared shirts to church meetings. Women must always wear loose fitting skirts and dresses past the knee when going off campus or "in public" on campus. Women may wear modest shorts, slacks or pants only on campus in the evening or when exercising.

Men teach in long pants (no jeans) but may wear shorts off campus or after school. Men must wear collared shirts to church meetings. Women must always wear loose fitting skirts and dresses past the knee when going off campus or "in public" on campus. Women may wear modest shorts, slacks or pants only on campus in the evening or when exercising.

Accomodations

May share apartment with other volunteers, Water and electricity are dependable, furniture is basic and minimal. Some housekeeping supplies are provided. Volunteer provides their own single-bed sheets, pillow, and towels.

Included

  • Local Travel
  • Utilities
  • Monthly Living Allowance - USD $250
  • Insurance
  • Accommodations

Not Included

  • Visa
  • Travel to and From Location
  • Food/Meals
  • Medical/Inoculations

Compensation

Monthly Living Allowance - USD $250

Restrictions

No child accommodations

Additional Information

Photo by Ben White on Unsplash

Orientation Information: Plan to arrive at Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii, on Friday, July 31, 2020, for Orientation meetings which begin at 6:15 p.m. that evening. Departure to your island school will be on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, on flight UA154, arriving on Thursday, August 6, 2020.

Summary


Will be involved in all aspects of teaching these classes. Includes lesson planning, grading, classroom management, counseling, instruction, supervision and extra-curricular activities.


Pohnpei, Micronesia

On site

10-12 Months

July 2020-May 2021

Age 19-70


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