Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

Connecting the Church in Mission

Mission Volunteer Opportunities: EUROPE


Czech Republic

Location #1:  Litomerice United Methodist Church
Position:  English Teacher
Duration:  At least two months, beginning September. 
Estimated monthly living expenses:  $270, which includes meals.  Housing is provided.


Work description: 
Teaching English to students in the pre-school as well as to youth from the softball group.


Location #2:  The Christian Help Center in Horni Pocernice.   
Position:  Volunteer Assistant
Duration:  Two months or more.
Estimated monthly living expenses:  $770, which includes private accommodations, meals, and ground transportation.

Work description: 
The volunteer will provide the following activities:  teaching English to clients and employees, teaching computer skills, crafting, sports, gardening or helping with renovations of rooms.  The volunteer must be creative and adaptable to different situations such as loss of partner/spouse, family violence, money management, and psychological problems.


France

Location
:  Centre de Vacances Landersen in Sondernach.  

Position:  General Services Volunteer
Duration:  At least two months
Estimated living expenses:  $100 for meals.  Housing is provided.

Work description: 
The volunteer will work with a team of staff workers, helping with the housekeeping, cleaning, serving meals, and doing maintenance in and outside of the building.



Latvia

Location: Camp Wesley in Riga, Latvia.  
Position:  Handyperson
Duration:  Early June through August each year, with possible extension to October 
Estimated monthly living expenses:  Housing and meals are provided

Work description:  Camp Wesley is on the coast of the Baltic Sea, located just north of the seaport city of Liepaja. The ministry focus would be one of service and male role model for the youth attending and working at the camp.  The camp needs a handyperson to help prepare the camp for June and July.  The volunteer will be the onsite coordinator and facilitator for volunteer groups as well as working on camp improvement and the grounds.





Application

Contact Information

Mission Volunteers Program

458 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE
Atlanta, Georgia  30308

Email: mv@umcmission.org