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Position Title: ESL Teacher Call ID: SAD.WMM.2021.01
Request Num: SR21911 Date Call was Listed: Feb 25, 2021
Status: Active Last Updated: Feb 25, 2021
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 1
Position Description
Country: Brazil
Calling Organization: West Minas Mission
Position Type(s): Teaching – English/Religion
Length of Service: 9-12 months
Who makes Final Decision:  
Beginning Date: Mar 1, 2021  (Begin ASAP)
Ending Date: Jan 2, 2022
Urgent? Yes
Application Deadline:
Cancel call if not filled by: Nov 2, 2021
Duties:     1. Place of work: Office of the Mining Mission West / Adventist College of Uberlândia - MG.

2. Distance in km from the place of lodging to the working environment: 1 to 3 km

3. Tasks to be carried out: English classes for the community and office workers.

4. Working hours: The hours vary according to the reality of each environment (Office or School).
Usually it will be from 8 am to 5 pm alternating the location (school or office). The weekly periodicity of work will be from Monday to Friday. Saturday at church (Sabbath School Class in English. Sunday is free time.

Man ( )
Woman ( )
Optional (X)

6. Basic work planning

Month - What will you do ...
February 2021 - Mapping of interests and classification of employees and interested community.
February 2021 - Definition of scopes of activities
March 2021 - Disclosure of class schedules.
March 2021 - Beginning of classes for employees and community
April 2021 - Implementation of a Sabbath School in English at the local church.

7. Climatic situation that the volunteer will need to face:
Tropical climate - In Uberlândia, the season with precipitation is humid and overcast; the dry season is almost cloudless. Throughout the year, the climate is warm. Throughout the year, the temperature generally ranges from 15 ° C to 30 ° C and is rarely below 11 ° C or above 34 ° C.
8. Basic outfit that the volunteer will need: Clothes for personal use and personal hygiene items. Other items will be the responsibility of the Mission Mineira Oeste.

Duties: Teaching English to the leadership of the organization, pastors, workers and employees. At least twice a week, teach at the local Adventist school, through a communication facilitation project for children and adolescents. It is imperative to have a missionary spirit. This will motivate children and youth to work in the mission field in the future.
On-site Orientation Provided? No
Stipend during Orientation?  No
Orientation Date:
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  No
Acceptable Dress: Acceptable dress: We are traditional intuition, conservative clothing and traditional Christian dress. Volunteers must demonstrate biblical principles of modesty and behavior. If you have any questions, we would be happy to clarify. The use of jewelry and piercings of any kind is not allowed.
Unacceptable Dress:  Costumes that are inconsistent with Christian modesty. The use of jewelry and piercings of any kind is not allowed.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   The volunteer will live in a house, shared with employees who work at the same institution, having their single room, with bed and private space. The house has the space and common living and is equipped with kitchen, laundry, cupboards and bathroom. The climate in the region is tropical, colder in winters, but reaching the highest temperature in spring and summer. Light clothing needed for the hottest days
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 21-35 years
Marital Status: Single
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions:
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:   Required experience: even though it is not a determining factor, it is desirable to have some kind of experience in teaching English, or teaching in another area. If you have no experience, you will also be assessed by the receiving organization. Language: English [fluent] required. Talents and skills: Understand and know how to explain English grammar Preferred minimum education: Two years of university.
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required
Minimum Education Preferred:  2 Years College/Univ
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)   N/A    
Local Travel   Calling Organization    
Travel (Children)   N/A    
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 100.00  
Other   Calling Organization    
Total monthly amount volunteer/sponsor must raise: $ 100.00
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Uberlândia
Airport: Aeroporto de Uberlândia – Tenente Coronel Aviador César Bombonato.
Travel from Airport to Destination: We will pick up the volunteer
Required Inoculations H1N1, H3N2, Febre Amarela, influenza. COVID 19 (Qualquer uma que seja aprovada pelo órgão de saúde do pais de origem)Outras recomendações médica: que seja tolerante ao clima quente. hepatite b
Other Medical Recommendations
Visa Required? No           Visa Type: Volunteer
    Who Applies: Volunteer
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: Yes
HIV Clearance Required: Yes
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
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Visa/Travel Details:
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: West Minas Mission
Calling Division: South American Division
Calling Union: Southeast Brazil Union Conference
Calling Conference: West Minas Mission
Country: Brazil
Supervisor: Rodrigues Carneiro, Alexandre
Title: Executive Secretary
Additional Information
Uberlândia is located in the interior of Mina Gerais, in the region called “Triangulo Mineiro”. It is a large city that has all the resources of a state capital. The planned buildings and avenues make the city a very beautiful and pleasant place to live. One of the favorite places to enjoy good moments of leisure is the “Parque do Sabiá”, which contains ample green space and places for walking and practicing sports. Around the city, there are many waterfalls, with free entry that are inviting to relax on hot days. The Adventist church in the region is active and has missionary characteristics, with an engaging and friendly youth.
Approved By:   Leonidas Verneque Guedes, Secretário Executivo for Southeast Brazil Union Conference on Feb 22, 2021. Entered by: Costa, Suellen