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Position Title: Maintenance Worker Call ID: EUD.BHS.2021.06
Request Num: SR22199 Date Call was Listed: Aug 25, 2021
Status: Active Last Updated: Aug 25, 2021
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  2 1 1 1
Position Description
Country: Austria
Calling Organization: Bogenhofen Seminary
Position Type(s): Maintenance
Length of Service: 12-24 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Calling Org
Beginning Date: Sep 1, 2021 
Ending Date: Aug 30, 2022
Urgent? No
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2021
Cancel call if not filled by: Aug 30, 2022
Duties:     Duties to assist in maintenance including construction, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, renovations etc.
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 dormitory or in a guest room of approximately 16 m2 (160 ft2). The boy’s dormitory offers one room for two persons with shower and bathroom. The guest rooms have the shower and bathroom on the hallway.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 18-35 years
Marital Status: Single
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions:
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:   Experience in the area of general maintenance, knowledge in areas of construction, electricity, plumbing, carpentry, renovating etc ... is not a requirement, but could be helpful in this position. At the same time a (European Union) driver's license could be helpful.
Languages:  English(Fair) Prefered, German(Poor) Optional
Minimum Education Preferred:  High School/Secondary
Trade/Skills: talents in the area of maintenance work
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   Volunteer/Sponsor   The volunteer should count on 10 to 15 Euros per month for personal utilities - hygiene article (soap, toothpaste, shower gel, ...)  
Food / Meals   Calling Organization   Three meals daily are served in our new school cafeteria  
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   EUR 80 (120 SFR)  
Other   Volunteer/Sponsor   Costs for Transport - once a week the volunteer has free transport to the nearby town of Braunau.  
Additional terms/benefits or comments: The volunteer may take 5 credits (hours per week) of German language studies in our language school.
The German speaking volunteer may take 4-6 credits at the Theological Seminary.
We ask all of our volunteers to 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 the end of April 2020!
Project Expenses: no project expenses are needed
Total Project Costs:
Travel and Visa
Destination City: St. Peter/Hart near Braunau
Airport: München or Salzburg
Travel from Airport to Destination: Bogenhofen Seminary will pick up the volunteer from the airport or trainstation
Required Inoculations none
Other Medical Recommendations a health certificate from a medical doctor is necessary previous to arrival
Visa Required? Yes           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: Aug 15, 2021
Visa/Travel Details: US, Mexican or Brazilian citizens are able to enter Austria as a 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 Austira: 1)Birth certificate in origianl 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: Daeubler, Lutz
Title: AVS Coordinator
Additional Information
Persons working in the Maintenance area will receive appropriate working clothes and tools.
Approved By:   Lutz Daeubler,  for Bogenhofen Seminary on Jul 14, 2021. Entered by: Kutzschbach, Agnessa