Other Volunteer Organizations
CAL-NEV Conference - Church UMVIM Websites:
San Ramon Valley UMC - http://www.srvumc.org/
Los Altos UMC - http://www.laumc.org/
UMCOR WEST: Salt Lake City, UT
UMCOR relief-supply kits are stored at this material resources depot, which provides increased opportunities for kit ministry to United Methodist churches in the Western Jurisdiction. Adjacent to the 22,000 sq. ft. warehouse is Crossroads, an ecumenical organization that provides grassroots support to those in need in the community; UMCOR West works closely with Crossroads to provide meaningful volunteer experiences.
Rev. Brian Diggs, Director
UMCOR West Office and Depot
1479 South 700 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
UMVIM Western Jurisdiction:
Go here for a complete list of local, national and international projects coming from the Western Jurisdiction of the United States.
Contact: Heather Wilson
United Methodist Volunteers In Mission (UMVIM)
Western Jurisdiction - United Methodist Church
Current Volunteer News & Info - www.umvimwj.blogspot.com
11707 Terra Bella St., Lake View Terrace, CA 91342
Embark on a spiritual journey with new experiences every day! Serve in approved locations around the world for two months or more where the host community has requested a volunteer. Experiences are as varied as the places where volunteers serve.
CARE-A-VANers (The California-Nevada Conference NOMADS):
The CARE-A-VANers program offers persons with recreational vehicles the opportunity to share time and skills in Christian service at United Methodist-related mission agencies, camps, churches, and in disaster response. Passing on the love of God through service and fellowship!
Rod & Gloria Castor
10440 Scenic Blvd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
Tel: (408) 252-0569
Download the brochure here.
View scheduled CARE–A–VANers projects here.
N.O.M.A.D.S. - (Nomads On a Mission Active in Divine Service):
The NOMADS program offers persons with recreational vehicles the opportunity to share time and skills in Christian service at United Methodist-related mission agencies, camps, churches, and in disaster response. Spending up to three weeks at a project site, NOMADS enjoy Christian fellowship while traveling.
P.O. Box 63 Sacramento, NM 88347
Toll Free: (866) 466-6237
Tel: (505) 687-3041
Fax: (505) 687-4219
Primetimers offers educational and mission-service experiences for older adults. Exciting 5 to 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.
TeachUM provides mission-team service opportunities for education professionals. Teachers are invited to places around the world to help instruct both youth and adults, showing by example how Christ is part of their lives. Each year, a variety of teams are scheduled with teaching emphasis both in the U.S. and abroad. Events increase the awareness, sensitivity and commitment of the volunteers to learn from those whom they serve, to build bridges, and to be faithful servants of Jesus Christ.
Ubuntu eXplorer Journeys:
Ubuntu Journeys is a partnership program of Mission Volunteers and the Women's Division of United Methodist Women. Participants from the U.S. are hosted by women's organizations in other countries. The programs allows Christian sisters to understand and share together the daily life, joys, struggles, culture, challenges, and opportunities of women.
UMCOR - Disaster Relief:
United Methodist Fellowship of Health Care Volunteers (UMF/HCV):
Health Care Volunteers, we use their knowledge and skills to serve others who might not otherwise have access to medical care. Theirr work sites range from well-equipped hospitals to temperary clinics in remote parts of hte world. They invite and enable health-care professionals to nurture and witness their Christian faith through healing ministries, providing health care to those who are suffering and in need.