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City Sahuaritas, Arizona and Nogales, Mexico 
State AZ 
Website 1 https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/32573-United-Church-Of-Christ 
Website 2 https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100077748548981 
Website 3 https://thegoodshepherducc.org/ 
Church Size
Part Time / Full Time FT
Type of Position Volunteer Partner in Service
Salary Basis Volunteer Stipend, housing, health insurance
Benefits Salary Includes Optional Benefits
Housing Parsonage Provided
Language Spanish
Ministry Description La Casa De La Misericordia, an asylum shelter in Nogales, MX jointly funded by the Southwest Conference of the UCC, Grand Canyon Synod of the ELCA, and Episcopal Diocese of Arizona, is seeking a single volunteer or couple to teach ESL classes on-site for one to two years starting in September 2023 with a prior 1-3 months of training for interaction with vulnerable asylum seekers beforehand. Volunteer(s) will teach 1-2 ESL classes 3-4 days a week in consultation with La Casa’s director, Sister Lika Macias. Volunteer(s) living accommodations will be onsite at La Casa, with 1-2 days weekly traveling 30 minutes to Sahuarita, AZ to assist the Green Valley Samaritans and Sahuarita Food Bank at Church of the Good Shepherd UCC in their operations as needed. Transportation across the border will be provided by the Green Valley Samaritans. Ideal candidates for service will demonstrate interest in migration services and care for vulnerable populations, interest in teaching ESL, and proficiency or a willingness to learn Spanish language. Please apply to become a Parter in Service with the application link above and indicate your interest in this opportunity. Health insurance (non-Pensions Boards) is available if needed. Transportation is included. Blessings!
Date Posted 02/27/2023
Status: Active
Who To Contact
Name: Elena Larssen and Irene Willis Hassan
Title: Minister of Volunteer Engagement, Global H.O.P.E.
Email: larssene@ucc.org; hassani@ucc.org

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