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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: Arizona, Czech Republic, and The Holy Land

Primetimers Mission Opportunities to Arizona, Czech Republic, and The Holy Land.

Various dates, 2020.  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 include mission service events to Tucson, Arizona; Prague, Czech Republic; Holy Land: Nazareth, Jerusalem, and Bethlehem. Find out more at www.umcmission.org/serve-with-us/additional-opportunities

Added October 14, 2019


Honduras

Various Dates in 2020. Carolina Honduras Health Foundation is looking for volunteers to join one of their 19 teams throughout the 2020 year. The teams will be working with the Clinica Carolina in Limon, Honduras. These teams are all medical teams, and they all need medical professionals, interpreters, and others to join. The approximate cost is $1800. If you are interested in joining a team in 2020, contact the Teams Coordinator, Peggy Hook at PeggyHook@chhf.org

Added September 24, 2019


Guatemala

July 25-August 2, 2020. Walnut Creek UMC in Walnut Creek, CA is recruiting medical and non-medical professionals to join their annual UMVIM Guatemala 2020 trip to Mazatenango, Guatemala. The mission is in cooperation with their partner, Living Heritage Foundation. The team will be serving rural communities that lack medical support from the national and local government. The mission conducts four days of medical clinics in different rural communities. Approximate cost is $2000. For more information, please click here or contact the team leader, Kandi Lancaster at kandilan@sbcglobal.net

Added October 14, 2019


Honduras

February 8-16, and April 18-25, 2020. Friends of Barnabas is looking for medical and non-medical volunteers to join their team two teams in early 2020. Both teams will provide medical/dental/eye care to five mountain villages in Honduras. The approximate cost for both is $1965. If you are interested in joining either one of these teams, contact Katie Lough at katie@fobf.org

Added December 17, 2020.


Zimbabwe

May 11-22, 2020. The Wesley Foundation at the University of South Carolina is looking for volunteers to join their team to Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. The team is partnering with the AME (and UM) Church in Zimbabwe to offer basic health services and education. Students/young adults run the optometry clinic and assist medical and dental professionals in serving the underserved. This team is in need of dentists, doctors, nurses and optometrists. The approximate cost is $1800. If you are interested in joining this team, contact Tom Wall at WallBrodie@gmail.com.

Added January 14, 2020


Honduras

May 16-24, 2020. Friends of Barnabas is looking for volunteers to join their may team to Honduras. This is a medical mission. This team is in need of a physician, an NP, a PA or an RN. MD is preferred for one of two-three open spots on the team. The approximate cost is $1965. If you are interested in joining this team, please contact Martha Reed at martha.reed@southside.edu

Added January 30, 2020


Cambodia

January 23-February 7, 2021. The Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church is looking for volunteers to join their team to Banteay Meanchey Province of Cambodia. The group will be working with CHAD, Cambodian Methodist Church and will be primarily working in the medical field with a primary health care clinic. The envisioned team will be composed of 12-14 team members and include at least 3 health care practitioners specializing in family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics/gynecology, internal medicine, or infectious disease. Having a dentist on the team may be an option if a portable dental chair is available. Other team members will be a combination of both medically and non-medically trained individuals who will offer support to the practitioners and services such as intake/registration. Approximate cost is $3300. If you are interested, please contact Nancy Forrest at mrpk15@aol.com

Added February 3, 2020


Zimbabwe

July/August 2020. Want to experience Africa through the United Methodist Church?  The Nyadire Connection will be traveling again to boost our friends and support the Mission Centre. Activities include Bible School, Sports Camp, building projects at the Home of Hope Orphanage (laundry tubs, playground, bookshelves, etc.), teaching basic computer skills, vocational skills with the Hearing-Impaired, medical assistance (CPR, speech therapy, dental hygiene, eyeglasses, sanitary pad sewing), creating videos and audio recordings, tackling energy and water issues, and more. Contact Molly Michael with any questions at mollyalice.michael@gmail.com or (412) 805-6481.

Added February 27, 2020


Honduras

July 6-14, 2020. Have you ever wanted to save a life? Join the AHMEN (Alabama Honduras Medical Education Network) Rio de Agua Viva Team to teach sustainable lifesaving skills along the Caribbean coast and island of Roatan, Honduras. Lifeguards, college students, photographers, and videographers are wanted. The cost is $1,300 + cost of airfore. For more information or to sign up today, contact Michael Franklin at frankmj42@gmail.com

Added March 9, 2020


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