To join our base as staff it is necessary to have to meet the following requirements:
Must have completed a DTS (Discipleship Training School)
Must have a complete and signed application (YWAM BH DTS students do not need to fill out another application if applying as staff directly after their DTS completion).
Must have read and signed all the following documents (YWAM International values & YWAM international Child Protection Policy)
Must have a completed Confidential Base or Ministry Leader Reference.
Those that have been outside of YWAM for more than 6 months must have, along with the Base or Ministry Leader Reference, a completed Confidential Pastor Reference.
Must have a State or Federal Criminal Background check (YWAM BH DTS students do not need to another criminal background check)
A Personal Health Form (Again YWAM BH DTS students do not need to complete this)
Medical Evaluation form filled out by a doctor (Again YWAM BH DTS students do not need to complete this)
We ask that you please have the confidential references be sent personally by the person filling out the reference and that all the signed documents are scanned and sent via e-mail. Once all the requirements have been returned, the leadership team will pray for about your application, and as soon as possible you will have a response. The minimum commitment for non-Brazilian staff is one year.
"Demonstrating the love of God to children and families in need"
HOW TO APPLY FOR STAFF?
Once you have been accepted, we will help you in the process of getting a volunteer visa. There will be expenses which include taxes, processing fee and registered mail expenses.
The staff fee is currently R$470 (Brazilian currency), which covers meals and accommodation but at the end of 2016, please note that there might be an increase. This fee doesn´t include personal expenses like toiletries, extra snacks, clothing, telephone/communication expenses, travel and so forth. You will also need extra support to pay a private Portuguese teacher or to attend a Portuguese course as it is a requirement to be on staff with us here in JOCUM Belo Horizonte, if you do not already speak fluent Portuguese. You will also need health insurance coverage during your time with us.
Therefore, we ask that each staff member to have monthly finances that are sufficient to be a full-time staff.