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Team Openings & Mission Opportunities

Below is the most up-to-date information our office has regarding current team openings and various mission opportunites, however we cannot guarantee that all opportunities are still available. Please contact the team leader for the latest information. 

To create your own team for a mission opportunity, please visit our Send a Team page. 

Primetimers: Kentucky and Czech Republic

Primetimers Mission Opportunities to KY and Czech Rep.

Various dates, 2019.  Primetimers offers educational and mission service experiences for adults. Exciting 5-10 day events offer opportunities for educational forums, cross-cultural exposure, faith-filled reflection, and greater exposure to the work of The United Methodist Church and the church universal.  This year's opportunities to Kentucky and the Czech Republic are now accepting registrations.  Find out more at

Added February 11, 2019


October 10-21, 2020. First UMC in Madisonville, KY has openings for volunteers to join their team to Pattaya, Thailand. They will be serving with the Thailand Methodist Mission in relationship building, children's camp, and general support of the ministry. Spiritually mature volunteers with any skill set are welcome. The approximate cost is $2900. For more information visit

Added February 12, 2019


October 22-26, 2019. Friends of Barnabas is looking for 3-9 Neonatal Intensive Care Nurses who would be interested in presenting a nursing education workshop and two clinical days focusing on nursing protocols and standards of care in the NICU in Honduras. No Spanish is required. The approximate cost is $1300. For more information or if you are interested in being part of this team, please contact Patti Wagner at

Added March 13, 2019


January 25-February 9, 2020. The Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church is looking for volunteers to join their medical team to serve with the Methodist Church of Cambodia in their Rural Region. They are looking for a medical doctor (especially family practice, infectious disease, pediatrician), nurse practitioner, physicians assistant, registered nurse, medical technician, and pharmacy tech. Non-medical team members are welcome to join and assist with daily clinic registration, pharmacy, and general management. The approximate cost is $3100. If you would like to join this team or for more information, contact Nancy Forrest at

Added March 14, 2019


October 11-19, 2019. Carolina Honduras Health Foundation is looking for medical professionals, specifically a RN, to join their medical mission teams in Limon, Honduras, at the Clínica Carolina. Approximate cost is $1900. If you are interested in joining one of these teams for a mission week on the Caribbean or have any questions, please contact Ken Hook at

Added July 12, 2019


October 26-November 3, 2019. A medical team to Quito Ecuador is looking for RNs, ARNPs, PAs or MDs, and a pharmacist to serve in a primary card community clinic hosted by the local church and Servants in Faith & Technology. This team has experienced team leaders and is looking for additional team members to join. The approximate cost is $1800 flying from Florida. For more information or to join this team, contact Joyce Henderson, RN at

Added April 22, 2019


Various Dates. Specialized teams are being requested for disaster recovery efforts in Saipan. They require current ERT badge (verified volunteers), passport good for 6 months past deployment date, tetanus and Hep shots, good health, flexibility, and ability to work well with others. Deployments are a minimum of 2 weeks on the ground. For more info, contact Kathy Bryson:

Added May 3, 2019

USVI (St. Croix and St. Thomas)

Various Date, 2019. St. Croix and St. Thomas were ravaged by back-to-back Category 5 hurricanes, Irma and Maria in September of 2017.  In response to this disaster, a partnership has been formed between UMVIM, FEMA, and Lutheran Disaster Response.  UMVIM teams are needed to repair/rebuild homes for residents of the islands. Teams are needed until the end of 2019. The focus of this effort is on homeowners who might otherwise fall between the cracks due to lack of insurance or inability to qualify for sufficient assistance. For more information to volunteer in St. Croix, contact Wayne Jones at For more information to volunteer in St. Croix, contact Michael Dunbar at

Added July 8, 2019

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