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Position Title: Chaplain Boy's Dorm Call ID: SAD.PAA.2022.05
Request Num: SR22572 Date Call was Listed: Dec 14, 2021
Status: Active Last Updated: Dec 20, 2021
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
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Position Description
Country: Brazil
Calling Organization: Paranaense Adventist Academy
Position Type(s): Chaplain, Counselor
Length of Service: 12-24 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Calling Org
Beginning Date: Feb 25, 2022  (Begin ASAP)
Ending Date: Feb 28, 2023
Urgent? Yes
Application Deadline: Aug 20, 2022
Cancel call if not filled by: Nov 28, 2022
Duties:     This is a position for the Male Students Dorm, consequently the volunteer must be male. The volunteer will be performing multiple activities related to the Male Dorm. Counseling, Visiting, praying with students, listening to their problems, and trying to help them as much as possible. The volunteer will perform a 35 hour/week dynamic shift, to be designed when the volunteer arrives at the campus. Portuguese is a must, but Spanish speakers will also be accepted, if they're willing to learn Portuguese as fast as they can.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Mar 1, 2022
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  No
Acceptable Dress: Christian Dress Code. The volunteer should follow the same rules as the campus students.
Unacceptable Dress: 
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   The Institution will provide a comfortable room that will be shared with another volunteer. The room size is approximately 20 m², with A/C, bed and personal wardrobe. Electricity in all the sockets is 110V. The cafeteria provides 3 daily vegetarian meals. There's laundry service available (15 weekly pieces), and the campus is one of the best and more beautiful campuses in the Southern Brazil Area. For more info, check
Gender: Male
Age Preference: 18-30 years
Marital Status: Single
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions: The volunteer will live inside the dormitory, and it's supposed to understand and accept the internal laws. Restrictions are basically similar as any other Adventist Campus.
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:   We don't require specific experience for this position, but we would love to see your resume and have an interview with you before we approve you as our volunteer.
Languages:  Portuguese (Brazil)(Average) Required, Spanish(Average) Prefered
Minimum Education Preferred:  High School/Secondary
Trade/Skills: Ability to listen and find solutions
Currency: Brazil Real, Brazil
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Calling Organization   Shuttle from Airport to Calling Organization / Additional Travel Expenses are supposed to be the volunteer's responsibility  
Travel (Children)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Excess Baggage   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   Shared Room with one more person, A/C, Bed, Private Wardrobe  
Utilities   Calling Organization    
Food / Meals   Calling Organization   3 Daily Vegetarian Meals  
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   BRL 500  
Other   Calling Organization    
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Ivatuba - PR
Airport: Maringá Regional Airport
Travel from Airport to Destination: Shuttle will be provided
Required Inoculations Covid 19, Yellow Fever
Other Medical Recommendations
Visa Required? No           Visa Type: Depends on the person's country of origin
    Who Applies:
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: No
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
Send papers to: 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.
Deadline: Feb 23, 2022
Visa/Travel Details: We expect the volunteer to be willing to visit the students, pray with them, listen to their problems and help them find christian solutions for the issued. The position will have additional activities in some specific moments, so we expect the volunteer to be willing to accept different activities when they appear.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Paranaense Adventist Academy
Calling Division: South American Division
Calling Union: South Brazil Union Conference
Calling Conference:
Country: Brazil
Supervisor: Bruns, Dieter
Title: Director of the Institute of Missions and Chaplain
Approved By:   Dieter Bruns, AVS Campus Coordinator for Paranaense Adventist Academy on Dec 13, 2021. Entered by: Bruns, Dieter