Opportunities to Serve

By joining with a Team

Questions about applications, and team details should be directed to the team leader listed. In order to add a team to this list or learn more in general about Volunteers in Mission register your team with Sandra Matoushaya, Missions/VIM Coordinator.

Go to Resources for Teams if you're looking for host sites calling for teams to serve.

As Individuals through the United Methodist Church

Global Mission Fellows (age 20 - 30) or Global Justice Volunteers (age 18 - 30)

Primetimers (older adults)

Individual Mission Volunteers with a UM project (anyone over 18)

Healthcare Volunteers (specialized skills or ministry focus)

NOMADS (RVers who serve together at announced locations)

Teams with Openings

Note: Some Mission Teams below use the general WPA VIM Team Application available here or the online VIM Team Application.

Individuals may apply for a VIMship (Mission Team Scholarship)

Date Location Task Team Leader/Team Contact Estimated Cost Sponsor Application Info Notes


August 12-17

West Virginia

Flood Recovery


Sandra Matoushaya


Led by Rev. Mark Blair


Apply online or send WPA VIM Team App (above) to UM Center

Age 16+


August 28-September 6


Puerto Rico Hurricane Rebuild

Rev Jonathan Fehl


$1,500 WPAUMC


More information 

June 1, 2018 Deadline

Age 16+


September 22- October 1

Honduras Construction

Rev. Dr.  David Stains


$2,000 WPAUMC


June 10, 2018 Deadline



Fall 2018

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Hurricane Rebuild

Sandra Matoushaya


$600 WPAUMC Apply online or send WPA VIM Team App (above) to UM Center Age 16+






Register HERE to join with others and serve with a hurricane relief VIM Team