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Position Title: Nutritionist Call ID: SAD.WCBU.2021.02
Request Num: SR22089 Date Call was Listed: May 21, 2021
Status: Active Last Updated: May 21, 2021
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 1
Position Description
Country: Brazil
Calling Organization: West Central Brazil Union Mission
Position Type(s): Training/Seminar, Teaching – Bible/Religion, Coordinator, Event Organizer, Nutritionist/Dietician, Youth Ministry, Urban Centers of Influence (UCI)
Length of Service: 1-12 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Top Receiving Org
Beginning Date: Aug 1, 2021  (Begin ASAP)
Ending Date: Jul 1, 2021
Urgent? Yes
Application Deadline: May 1, 2021
Cancel call if not filled by: Jul 1, 2022
Duties:     The Karajas Project is carried out by the Mission Institute of the West Central Brazil Union.
The project takes place in the indigenous communities of the island of Bananal, located in São Félix do Araguaia in the state of Mato Grosso. A headquarters of the Institute was established and annually receives missionaries from one year in mission in addition to AVS volunteers to act on social development and evangelism projects for the population. All the volunteers will assist in the general activities of the project, such as evangelism, Bible studies, garden maintenance, cleaning the house, comply with the schedule, etc. Specific responsibilities of the call: Planning and executing health fairs, promoting and organizing healthy eating courses for the community, planning and executing health strategies based on situational analysis of the indigenous community.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Jul 4, 2021
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  No
Acceptable Dress: Cap, sunglasses, closed shoes, light t-shirts, knee-length shorts, baggy fresh pants, light long-sleeved shirts. Light sweater for rainy season. Skirts or knee-length dresses for women in church services, men can wear dress shirts in services.
Unacceptable Dress:  Clothes that are transparent, short, tight, flashy, or that do not represent Christian modesty.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   House fully equipped with furniture, kitchen utensils, bed linen, has electricity and drinking water.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 23+ years
Marital Status: Either
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions: The project accepts married couples only when both spouses are able to occupy any of the open functions for this project, unfortunately there is no availability for couples with children at the moment.
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:   Graduation certificate in the requested area of expertise. The certificate must be sent to the email [email protected]
Languages:  Portuguese (Brazil)(Fair) Prefered, Italian(Fair) Optional, Spanish(Fair) Optional
Minimum Education Preferred:  Bachelors
Trade/Skills: Be able to develop projects with the community using knowledge and techniques from the area of expertise.
Currency: Dollars, United States of America
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Medical / Inoculations   Calling Organization    
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
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   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   USD 100  
Other   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Project Expenses: The organization will cover all the costs of the project.
Total Project Costs:
Travel and Visa
Destination City: São Félix do Araguaia
Airport: Aeroporto Brigadeiro Lysias Rodrigues (Palmas City Airport)
Travel from Airport to Destination: The volunteer must coordinate with the organization.
Required Inoculations Yellow Fever
Other Medical Recommendations Mosquitoes are present during the year, the volunteer must bring their personal medications in case of allergy, and repellent.
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: Volunteer visa over 90 days (Consult the Brazilian Consulate closest to you)
    Who Applies: The Volunteer
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: Yes
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
Send papers to: [email protected]
Deadline: Jul 1, 2022
Visa/Travel Details: For the volunteer visa you need to present an original letter of invitation from our institution. We will keep in touch to send you as soon as we finish the interview and confirm the call. If you have any difficulty applying for a volunteer visa, please contact us by email [email protected] or by whatsapp number +55 61 8153-7558, through which we will evaluate other visa alternatives.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: West Central Brazil Union Mission
Calling Division: South American Division
Calling Union: West Central Brazil Union Mission
Calling Conference:
Country: Brazil
Specific Location
Specific Location : Rua Luiz Gonzaga de Souza, s/n Morro do Mosquito

São Félix do Araguaia, Mato grosso
Supervisor: Rodrigues Barbosa, Priscila
Title: Supervisor of Ilha do Bananal Project
Approved By:   Matheus Tavares, Secretary for West Central Brazil Union Mission on May 17, 2021. Entered by: Betancourt, Tailise
Approved By:   Aline Piologro, Director of the Missions Institute for West Central Brazil Union Mission on May 17, 2021. Entered by: Betancourt, Tailise