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Position Title: Chaplain Call ID: NAD.PG.2022.18
Request Num: SR22950 Date Call was Listed: Jun 7, 2022
Status: Active Last Updated: Jun 7, 2022
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 1
Position Description
Country: Micronesia, FS of (Pohnpei)
Calling Organization: Pohnpei SDA School
Position Type(s): Chaplain
Length of Service: 10-12 months
Who makes Final Decision:  
Beginning Date: Jul 12, 2022 
Ending Date: May 31, 2023
Urgent? No
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2022
Cancel call if not filled by: Dec 31, 2022
Duties:     Will perform chaplaincy duties, planning and implementing spiritual growth activities throughout the school year, providing spiritual counselling 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:
a. 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.
b. 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.
c. Maintain neatness and cleanliness in the classrooms 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.
d. 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.
e. 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.
f. 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!)

On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Jul 25, 2022
Voice tape/phone interview required? No
Institution requires signed agreement?  No
Acceptable Dress: 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. Jewelry is not allowed.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   May share apartment with other volunteers. Basic housekeeping supplies provided. Volunteer supplies their own linens/bedding and towels.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 22+ years
Marital Status: Either
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions:
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:  
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required
Minimum Education Preferred:  2 Years College/Univ
Finances
Currency: Dollars, United States of America
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    
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    
Utilities   Calling Organization    
Food / Meals   Calling Organization    
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   USD $250.00 Monthly  
Other   Calling Organization   Divers insurance is required before you scuba dive and can be obtained through www.travelerEMS.com  
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Kolonia, Pohnpei
Airport: Pohnpei International Airport
Travel from Airport to Destination: Will be picked up by school personnel
Required Inoculations Hepatitis B and COVID-19
Other Medical Recommendations Go to www.cdc.gov and click Travelers' Health, then choose your destination recommendations.
Visa Required? No           Visa Type: Transit visa necessary for non-U.S. citizens
    Who Applies: Applicant
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies: Non-US citizens only
Police Clearance Required: Yes
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   Yes
Send papers to: Non-USA citizens need to send entry permit application (supplied by school), original police and child protection clearance documents, and health certificate.
Deadline: Jul 1, 2022
Visa/Travel Details: All volunteers need to send copies of diploma, passport and transcript.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Pohnpei SDA School
Calling Division: North American Division
Calling Union: Guam-Micronesia Mission
Calling Conference:
Country: Micronesia, FS of
Region: Pohnpei
Supervisor
Supervisor: Edward, Franky
Title: Coordinator
GMM Requirements
For positions in Guam Micronesia Mission, please download, sign and fax the Volunteer Agreement.
Approved By:   Nancy Lynn Edward, GMM AVS Coordinator for Guam Micronesia Mission of Seventh-day Adventists on May 12, 2022. Entered by: Edward, Nancy