Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

Connecting the Church in Mission

Volunteer Opportunities

Make a difference by using your time and talent to be a volunteer. Bring your experience to mission programs, projects, institutions, local outreach ministries, or emergency response and recovery work around the world.You can volunteer as an individual or as part of a team.

Ms. Jody Madala and Ms. Karen A. Cheng, volunteers from the United States.

Types of Volunteers

Explore the volunteer categories listed below.


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Volunteer Information

The New Handbook for Volunteers

UMVIM Handbook

The new UMVIM handbook is for team leaders, team members, & others involved in short-term mission journeys. Order yours from The Upper Room Bookstore.

About UMVIM teams