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Position Title: Church Planter Call ID: SSD.TAM.2021.01
Request Num: SR22261 Date Call was Listed: Sep 9, 2021
Status: Active Last Updated: Sep 14, 2021
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  6 6 0 6
Position Description
Country: Thailand
Calling Organization: Thailand Adventist Mission
Position Type(s): Church Planting/Bible Work
Length of Service: 24 months
Who makes Final Decision:  
Beginning Date: Sep 1, 2021  (Begin ASAP)
Ending Date: Aug 31, 2023
Urgent? No
Application Deadline:
Cancel call if not filled by: Aug 31, 2023
Duties:     1. Live among the specified Chinese Ethnic Village in Northern Thailand,
2. Visit people in their houses,
3. Run a Mandarin Mission School for local children and teenagers,
4. Study the Bible with locals,
5. Organize Sabbath fellowship with baptized and interested people,
6. Organize additional small groups of Bible studies and other service/ mission activities,
7. Disciple those receiving Bible studies,
8. Teach and exemplify the 28 Adventist fundamental beliefs,
10. Prepare potential local leaders to engage in indigenous mission in the region.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Aug 27, 2021
Voice tape/phone interview required? No
Institution requires signed agreement?  No
Acceptable Dress: Modest
Unacceptable Dress: 
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   In the Mission compound, at the assigned Chinese village in Northern Thailand.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: ANY years
Marital Status: Either
Child Accommodation Available: Yes
Housing Restrictions:
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:   1. Four years degree or a Certificate in Theology, Religion of Church Ministry from an Adventist approved institution, 2. At least 3 years of experience in Church planting, Bible work, or Evangelism, 3. Experience in Church leadership, 4. Be in a good standard according to Adventist doctrines and practices, 5. Be proactive, creative, mission-minded, and able to strategize mission plans, 6. Speak fluent Mandarin, 7. Able to communicate at least in basic level in English, 8. Be cooperative with the Adventist church organization in all levels.
Languages:  Mandarin(Fluent) Required
Minimum Education Preferred:  Associate Degree
Concentration: Religion, Theology.
Trade/Skills: Teaching degree.
Currency: Baht, Thailand
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Volunteer/Sponsor   Already obtained  
Medical / Inoculations   Calling Organization    
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   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   THB 15000  
Other   Calling Organization    
Additional terms/benefits or comments: A. Calling Organization (TAM) responsible for:
1. Monthly living allowance,
2. Health insurance,
3. Housing.

B. Sending Organization (CHUM) responsible for:
1. Costs with travel to/from location for missionaries and children,
2. Visa and documentation costs,
3. Fundraise for building structures (purchase of land, church building, other related necessities).
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Chiang Mai
Airport: Chiangmai International Airport
Travel from Airport to Destination: CHUM supports
Required Inoculations COVID-19
Other Medical Recommendations
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: Non-O Working Visa/ Volunteer Visa
    Who Applies: Missionary
Work Permit Required? Yes  Who Applies: Missionary
Police Clearance Required: No
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
Send papers to: TAM/ Pr. Gustavo Portes
Visa/Travel Details: *Missionaries already in the field.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Thailand Adventist Mission
Calling Division: Southern Asia-Pacific Division
Calling Union: Southeast Asia Union Mission
Calling Conference: Thailand Mission
Country: Thailand
Supervisor: Portes, Gustavo Emanoel Pacheco
Title: Coordinator for Global Chinese Missions
Additional Information
All AVS are required to attend mandatory orientation in Bangkok, Thailand. Exception: This year, due to covid, it will be held online via Zoom. The date will be announced later. Every volunteer will be given a copy of the Southern-Asia Pacific Division AVS Handbook at orientation and/or during the first week of service. All volunteers agree to read and be bound by these policies.
Approved By:   Niratisai Aipan, President for Thailand Adventist Mission on Aug 11, 2021. Entered by: Portes, Gustavo Emanoel Pacheco