To provide quality Christian education to the children of the Marshall Islands and to be prepared for a place in God’s work on this earth and be prepared for a place in His Kingdom to come.
Delap SDA School is the primary school on the island and has over 400 students from Pre-K to 12th grade. The campus its self is located about 10 to 15 yards from the ocean. There are a number of ways that SMs can get involved apart from just their teaching duties. They can help lead out in church, plan activities for the youth group, coach volleyball and basketball, go snorkeling, sailing, and visit outer islands.
Laura SDA School is the second school on the island and is a 45 minute drive from Delap. It has about 60 students from Pre-K to 8th grade. It is only a 3 minute walk from the school to a beautiful sandy beach. There are places to hammock, snorkel, and play basketball or volleyball with the kids.
|Average fundraising goal||$3,700|
|Living Allowance||$250 per month|
|Requirements||1 year of college experience|
|Language||The local language spoken is Marshallese. However, all teaching is done in English and most people in Majuro speak at least some English.|
|Timeline||Full year and semester options are available. The call typically begins at the end of July or the beginning of August. There is a required training in Hawaii at the beginning of the school year. School ends the last week of May and the SMs usually leave a few days after senior graduation.|
Delap SDA School
1st Grade Teacher
2nd Grade Teacher
3rd Grade Teacher
4th Grade Teacher
5th Grade Teacher
6th Grade Teacher
7th – 12th Grade Science Teacher
7th – 12th Grade Bible Teacher/Chaplain
7th – 12th Grade English Teacher
7th – 12th Grade Math Teacher
7th – 12th Grade Music/Art/Physical Education Teacher
7th – 12th Grade Social Studies Teacher
Laura SDA School
1st – 4th Grade Teacher
5th – 8th Grade Teacher
Volunteers are responsible for their own food. There are 3 main grocery stores in town. Local food consists of mainly rice, fish, chicken, breadfruit, and coconut. There are many restaurants in town that serve pizza, Chinese, and American food with each providing vegetarian options. In Laura there are several small family owned shops with basics necessities and a burger shop.
Student missionaries will live in on-campus apartments. Anywhere between 2-4 SMs will share an apartment with 2 bedrooms that include beds, closets, dressers, and a sink with counter space and a mirror. The kitchen includes a sink, stove, oven, fridge, and necessary dishes and appliances. Each bathroom has a shower and toilet, but no sink or warm water. There is a laundry mat within walking distance with washers and dryers.
There is a house and an apartment on-campus for the student missionaries. The house has 3 bedrooms with beds, closets, and shelves. The bathroom has two showers and one toilet, but no sink or warm water. The kitchen has a sink, stove, oven, fridge, and a few dishes and appliances. The apartment has 2 bedrooms with beds. The bathroom has a sink, shower, and toilet. The kitchen is an outside covered area with a sink, stove, oven, fridge, and necessary dishes and appliances. There is a washer, spinner, and clothes line on-campus that the SMs can use.