Saint Francis School
Goal of Program
To provide high standard academic opportunities to a multi cultural student body. St. Francis of Assisi School serves the Jicarilla Apache Nation in Dulce, New Mexico, and the people of Lumberton, a rural ranching community. Many of Lumberton's citizens are Hispanic. Our mission is: to teach and live the Gospel message of Jesus Christ through family involvement in worship, evangelization, education and service.
Type of Placement
Teaching grades K-8, Title I, teacher's aide.
Lumberton & Dulce in northern New Mexico.
10 months: August 1 through May 31.
Men and women, single and couples. Must be 21 years or older. Must have a BS or BA degree. Education degree and/or certification not necessary but helpful. Preferably Catholic, but not a requirement.
Monthly stipend, housing, two meals on school days, medical insurance.
Volunteers live with other volunteers in community. Each volunteer has own bedroom. Shared eating and socializing areas.
Two weeks of orientation on-site at St. Francis School, beginning August 1. Orientation includes familiarizing volunteers with curriculum and materials, training in teaching methods, introducing the staff to the local culture. Two-day in-service seminars are presented by the Diocese of Gallup.
June 30 or until all positions are filled.
21 County Road 356
Lumberton, NM 87528
Phone: 575 759-3252
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