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Position Title: Maintenance/Gardener/IT Call ID: NAD.MJL.2021.05
Request Num: SR21673 Date Call was Listed: Jan 5, 2021
Status: Inactive Last Updated: Jan 5, 2021
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 0
Position Description
Country: Marshall Islands (Laura)
Calling Organization: Laura SDA Elementary School
Position Type(s): Maintenance
Length of Service: 10-12 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Top Receiving Org
Beginning Date: Jul 25, 2021 
Ending Date: Jun 1, 2022
Urgent? No
Application Deadline:
Cancel call if not filled by: Feb 1, 2022
Duties:     Maintenance and gardening for Laura SDA School grounds. Be security guard for the Laura school facilities/grounds. Sabbath church attendance is expected.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Jul 25, 2021
Voice tape/phone interview required? No
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Men should use 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.
Unacceptable Dress:  Tight and/or short shorts are never acceptable. Women must wear modest shorts, slacks or pants only on campus in the evening or when exercising. Sleeveless/sheer blouses or dresses are not okay.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   Share an apartment with one other person. No electricity, solar panel, rain water catchment.
Gender: Male
Age Preference: 18+ years
Marital Status: Single
Child Accommodation Available: Yes
Housing Restrictions: It is better if a couple or a single male comes to Laura to serve.
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:  
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required
Minimum Education Preferred:  1 Year College/Univ
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 below.  
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Food / Meals   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Calling Organization    
Utilities   Calling Organization    
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   USD $250.00 USD per month.  
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel (Children)   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    
Other   Volunteer/Sponsor   Divers insurance is highly recommended and can be obtained through  
Additional terms/benefits or comments: Surfing, snorkeling.
Project Expenses:

Total Project Costs:
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Majuro
Travel from Airport to Destination: Will be picked up by school personnel.
Required Inoculations
Other Medical Recommendations Hepatitis B. Also, go to and click Travelers' Health, then choose your destination recommendations.
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: Only non-US citizens
    Who Applies: Applicant
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: Yes
HIV Clearance Required: Yes
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
Send papers to: Majuro School
Non-USA citizens need to contact school for entry permit application and send prior to departure.
All volunteers need to send copies of passport and transcript.
Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Visa/Travel Details: All non-USA citizens MUST be responsible for any Transit Visa (US/Guam, Philippines or any other country) for their airline ticket stops or layovers en route to their final destination. Direct any questions to the principal regarding any Entry Permit requirements. If needed, GMM can furnish a letter to take to your embassy.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Laura SDA Elementary School
Calling Division: North American Division
Calling Union: Guam-Micronesia Mission
Calling Conference:
Country: Marshall Islands
Region: Laura
Supervisor: Ringlen, Ringlen
Title: Principal
Additional Information
Laura is one of several islands in the Majuro Atoll within the country of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Our PreK-8 school, educating over 60 students each year, is located in a quiet rural community about a 1-hour drive from the larger PreK-12 school at Delap. The lovely campus includes the Laura SDA Church, the schools & church's staff housing, and beautiful gardens that supply needed income and food for both schools. Important Orientation Information: This year, Guam Micronesia Mission is tentatively planning to host the SM orientation in Guam during the week of July 25th to the 31st, 2021. We will encourage all student missionaries to plan around that week. Final detail activities of that week will be provided later. Most likely, all student missionaries will begin traveling to their designated schools Sunday and Monday, August 1st and 2nd. ***For volunteers from divisions other than NAD, please work with your Division Volunteer Coordinator regarding important ticketing information with MTS Travel. Division Volunteer Coordinator contacts 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:   NancyLynn Edward, AVS Coordinator for Guam Micronesia Mission of Seventh-day Adventists on Dec 22, 2020. Entered by: Edward, Nancy
Approved By:   Julie Norton, GMM AVS Coordinator for Guam Micronesia Mission of Seventh-day Adventists on Dec 27, 2020. Entered by: Norton, Julie