• UMVIM, SEJ Summer Internship Program

    If you are a young adult with a heart for missions and could see yourself as a candidate for our Summer Internship Program, please take a moment visit our Internship page. Interns spend time at UMVIM, SEJ headquarters, work with our Young People in Mission event, and serve in both domestic and international placements. The deadline for applications is February 27, 2015. Click this banner to learn more about this exciting program!


    Click on this banner to learn more about the various ways you can support UMVIM SEJ with your prayer, time and resources.

  • Team Registration

    Are you a trained team leader? Have you selected your project and gotten your team together? Great! The next step is to register your team. Start by clicking on this banner.

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Welcome to our site

United Methodist Volunteers in Mission, SEJ is the short-term mission sending agency of the Southeastern Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church. UMVIM exists to promote, encourage, and enable Christians to exemplify “Christian Love in Action” through short-term mission service at home and abroad.

Our website furthers our mission by providing ways for you to learn more and get involved. Thanks for visiting. Your support is appreciated.

Team Openings

  • Honduras

    June 1-10, 2015. If life-changing experiences, helping under-served ethnic groups, rain forest boating, and beach driving are your idea of fun, then join the AHMEN Rio de Agua Viva "teach the teacher" team to Honduras today!

    Work alongside artisans in the La Ceiba city dump community of Los Laureles as they build their jewelry business from scratch
    Teach a variety of sustainable health topics to 60 community agents learning to lead their own seminars
    Navigate through the Honduran interior until the paved roads end and the long stretches of Caribbean beaches begin
    Meander along jungle rivers as you take in nature's variety
    Build relationships as you make a meaningful difference across dozens of Garifuna & Moskitia communities
    No experience is necessary. There is a place for everyone. However, we are building our team around the following topics: long-term planning, business development, clean water and public health, raising a healthy baby, gardening/composting, communication, photography/videography. The cost of the team is $1,700. Tentative dates are June 1-10. Contact Michael Franklin, 334-467-5777 or AHMEN@honduranmissions.com for more information and to make reservations.

  • Tanzania

    April 26-May 4, 2015. UMVIM Executive Director Paulette West and Rev. Allen Newton are leading an exploratory mission team to Tanzania to work with UMC missionaries Liz and Eric Soard. If you are interested in developing sister-to-sister church relationship and/or discovering new opportunities for your church, then we hope you’ll consider joining this team. Price is $3500 and includes airfare. For more information, please contact Paulette West at paulette_west@umvim.org. More information regarding the Soards and their mission available by clicking here.

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