GMV - College Professor or Staff - Lithuania

    • Job Tracking ID: 512830-591059
    • Job Location: Klaipeda, LTU
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Volunteer
    • Date Updated: October 24, 2017
    • Years of Experience: College
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Global Mission Volunteer

Location:

  • Klaipeda, Lithuania

Assignment Includes:

  • Serve as a teacher at the Lithuanian Christian College. Possible needs include English, business, economics, history, philosophy, sociology, psychology or German.
  • Serve as staff at the Lithuanian Christian College. Possible needs include sports director, nurse, chaplain, administrators and student services.

Specific assignments may include the following:

  • Teach assigned courses.
  • Be available for student assistance as necessary.
  • Assist in other faculty-related responsibilities such as serving on committees, helping to prepare and evaluate comprehensive examinations, or working with thesis writing.
  • Participate in faculty and staff meetings as well as department meetings.
  • More information on current needs available at http://www.lcc.lt/where-you-fit

Experience and Skills:

  • Relevant degree/experience required

Terms and Conditions

  • This is a self-funded volunteer position. The Global Mission Volunteers of the ELCA (GMV) program is a ministry that encourages self-funded volunteer service outside the United States. The program manages the matching of short-term, skilled, self-supported volunteers with opportunities to provide extra assistance to mission and ministry programs operated by companion churches and agencies. While not employees, Global Mission Volunteers of the ELCA are understood to be global personnel of the ELCA.

General Qualifications for ELCA Global Personnel

  • Christian faith and a commitment to the mission of the church
  • Openness to various expressions of Christian faith and respect for people of other faiths
  • Respect for beliefs, values and customs of church and culture where assigned
  • Well-developed inter-personal skills demonstrating understanding and compassion
  • Demonstrated ability to carry out the responsibilities and the ability to adapt to different standards and practices
  • Ability to work within the framework of a local administration
  • Adaptable and flexible - sense of humor - good physical and emotional health