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South Korea - Seogwipu SDA Church

To reach the people of Jeju Island via the Seogwipu SDA Church

Jeju Island is a tourist destination off the southern coast of South Korea.  The Seogwipu SDA Church serves the entire island. A volunteer is needed to live nearby, keep the church clean, and offer English lessons to youth, with the hope of expanding the church's influence. 

More Info
  • Average Fundraising Goal: Prices may vary. ~$3,000. See Student Missions Office
  • Timeline: The church would prefer someone who can commit to two years. There may, however, be some flexibility.
  • Location: Seogwipu City, Jeju Island, South Korea  Check out the location on Google Maps!
  • Living Accommodations: 1 room with electricity, refrigerator, bed, AC, vacuum, bathroom/shower, and laundry machine.
  • Language: You will be an English teacher to Korean children of various ages. Knowing some basic Korean would be very helpful.
  • Food: Meals are the responsibility of the volunteer. A stipend will be provided to help offset cost of food and other necessities.
  • Requirements: At least 3 years of college experience preferred. Female volunteers preferred.
Position Info
  • Teacher, Janitor, Childcare -
  1. Taking Care of Children: Mon-Fri 3:00-7:00 (In the vacation season, the time can be changed.)
  2. Children's sermons: Each Sabbath
  3. Children's Bible Textbook: Each Sabbath
  4. Teaching English to children: 3:00 to 7:00 during the week. Individual or group lessons. 
  5. Church cleaning: Every day 9:00 to 11:00 am: chapel, restaurant, toilet on the first floor, toilet on the second floor, churchyard, four childrens' rooms, volunteers' room)
  6. Be involved in the church community
    *Community outreach may be requested to be done in the Jeju area.


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Beautiful scenery on Jeju Island
Overlooking Seogwipu city where the church is located.
Boats near the dock on Jeju Island

Interested in Jeju Island?

Apply for your preferred position at least four months before you plan to serve, though spots may be available up until a month before departure.