• Click on the image to find a letter about volunteering in Puerto Rico from Cathy Earl, the Director of Disaster Response and US Partner Relations with the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)

  • When disaster strikes, it can often take years for areas to fully recover. UMVIM, SEJ is here to help keep teams connected to communities that remain in recovery from natural disasters. UMVIM has received multiple requests for Disaster Response Volunteers lately, and you and your team can help tremendously with these needs. Click on the photo for info from each Annual Conference.

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  • UMVIM, SEJ works in partnership with missionaries and organizations around the globe. Click here to take a look at our International, Domestic, Southeastern Jurisdiction, and Young Adult Mission Opportunity Lists.

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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

  • February 10-18, 2018
    Wilderness Community United Methodist Church in Spotsylvania, Virginia is looking for volunteers for a team to Peru. The team will be offering free medical care to the indigenous people of the country. Specific needs include Physicians, PAs, NPs, RNs, Dentists, Eye Specialists, and Spanish translators. Approximate cost is $1800. For more information, contact team leader Becky Van Renan at rvanrenan@gmail.com

  • September 10-22, 2018 Grace Tours is looking for volunteers to join a VIM team to the Holy Land. Volunteers will combine work on Methodist sponsored service projects with visits to holy sites, educational opportunities, and meetings with Indigenous Christian communities in the area. Approximate cost is $3400 including airfare. For more information, contact team leader Carol Garwood at

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  • Please be in prayer for the work that UMVIM Teams will do in 2018.