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Maintenance Worker

  VFC8TT Adventist Volunteer Service
  Chuuk Seventh-day Adventist School


Responsibilities

Will be involved in many aspects of maintenance and grounds work. Will also be involved with church activities both inreach and outreach. Church attendance is expected.

a. To assist the 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 at lunch hour, and at other times in rotation with other teachers.
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!

Qualifications

  • Gender: Male
  • Marital Status: SIngle
  • Age: 19+
  • Languages: English
  • Minimum Education Prefered: 1 year College/Univ
  • CV/Resume: Yes

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.

Unacceptable Dress: Women - Tight and/or short shorts are never acceptable, nor sleeveless or sheer blouses or dresses. A conservative hairstyle is preferred for men and women. Please refrain from bringing or wearing jewelry.

Accomodations

May share apartment with other volunteers. Basic housekeeping supplies provided. Volunteer supplies their own single-bed sheets, pillow, and towels.

Living There

Chuuk State in the country of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) consists of many beautiful tropical island atolls. Our Chuuk SDA School is located close to the capital city of Weno on the island of Moen in a small fenced compound that also includes the Weno Seventh-day Adventist Church and the school's volunteer staff housing. This PreK-12 school usually has 150-180 students taught by AVS missionaries and local teachers. Chuuk SDA School belongs to the Guam-Micronesia Mission, is part of the North American Division (NAD) and follows NAD curriculum.

Included

  • Local Travel
  • Utillities
  • Monthly Living Allowance: USD $200.00 per month
  • Insurance
  • Accommodations

Not Included

  • Visa
  • Travel to and from location
  • Food/Meals
  • Medical/Inoculations

Compensation

 Monthly Living Allowance: USD $200.00 per month

    Additional Information

    Photo by Cesar Carlevarino Aragon 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 many aspects of maintenance and grounds work.


    Weno, Micronesia

    On site

    10-12 Months

    July 2020- June 2021

    Age 19-70


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