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Position Title: Gardener Call ID: EUD.BHS.2021.05
Request Num: SR22197 Date Call was Listed: Jul 19, 2021
Status: Active Last Updated: Jul 19, 2021
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  2 1 1 1
Position Description
Country: Austria
Calling Organization: Bogenhofen Seminary
Position Type(s): Agriculture
Length of Service: 12-24 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Calling Org
Beginning Date: Sep 1, 2021 
Ending Date: Aug 30, 2022
Urgent? Yes
Application Deadline:
Cancel call if not filled by: Aug 30, 2022
Duties:     Gardening, rearing plants, helping out in the park when cutting the lawn, cutting trees and shrubs
On-site Orientation Provided? No
Stipend during Orientation?  No
Orientation Date:
Voice tape/phone interview required? No
Institution requires signed agreement?  No
Acceptable Dress: According to the school´s standard outlined in the student handbook.
Unacceptable Dress:  According to the student handbook.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   The student missionary will live in the boy´s or girl´s dormitory or in a guest room of approximately 16 m2 (160ft2). The boy´s/girl´s dormitory offers one room for two persons with shower and bathroom. The guest rooms have a shower and bathroom on the hallway.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 18-35 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(Average) Prefered, German(Poor) Prefered
Minimum Education Preferred:  High School/Secondary
Trade/Skills: Basic knowledge of gardening, love for nature, like to work outside
Currency: Euro, Euro Member Countries
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   From airport or train-station to school  
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   Three meals daily are served in our school cafeteria.  
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   EUR EUR 80,00  
Other   Calling Organization   Costs for Transport - Once a week the volunteer has free transport to the nearby town of Braunau.  
Additional terms/benefits or comments: The volunteer should take 5 hours per week at the Language School or Theological Seminary or the School of Education in each of the three Trimesters. The volunteer has to work for 40 hours per week (daily school worship and 5 lessons per week are included
We ask all of our volunteers carefully read our student handbook available on our homepage, as they will be required to accept those terms upon arrival.
Please do not count with a final decision on the side of Seminar Schloss Bogenhofen before middle of April 2020!
The volunteer should count with 10 to 15 Euro per month for personal hygiene (soap, toothpaste, shower gel...)
Travel and Visa
Destination City: St. Peter / Hart near Braunau
Airport: Munich or Salzburg
Travel from Airport to Destination: Bogenhofen Seminary will pick up the volunteer from the airport or the train-station.
Required Inoculations none
Other Medical Recommendations A health certificate from a medical doctor is necessary previous to arrival.
Visa Required? No           Visa Type: Depending on country
    Who Applies: Volunteer
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: Yes
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
Send papers to:
Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Visa/Travel Details: US, Mexican or Brazilian citizens are able to enter Austria as regular tourist, applying for their visa through the school´s administration after their arrival. But they need to bring along the following documents for their long term visa application in Austria: 1)Birth certificate in original with certified/authenticated translation in German or English, 2)Police certificate of (good) conduct/no conviction with certified/authenticated translation in German or English, 3)Photocopy of the valid passport, 4)1 passport picture. Volunteers from all other countries should please check the visa requirements at their local Austrian embassy.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Bogenhofen Seminary
Calling Division: Inter-European Division
Calling Union: Austrian Union of Churches Conference
Calling Conference:
Country: Austria
Supervisor: Kutzschbach, Agnessa
Title: Coordinator
Additional Information
Maintain the garden and park.
Approved By:   Lutz Daeubler,  for Bogenhofen Seminary on Jul 13, 2021. Entered by: Kutzschbach, Agnessa