Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

Connecting the Church in Mission

Mission Volunteer Opportunities: Caribbean

BAHAMAS 

Location: Bahamas Methodist Habitat (BMH), Eleuthera, Bahamas
Position #1: Disaster Relief Program Coordinator
Duration: At least 6 months
Living Expenses: $300.00 Monthly (estimated amount) - Housing and some meals provided. Transport, insurance, and visa costs not included.

Work Description:
BMH is a disaster relief and substandard housing repair outreach of the Bahamas Conference of the Methodist Church. The volunteer will coordinate planning and implementation of the BMH Disaster Relief Program, help train staff and community members, assist in the development of disaster relief satellite sites, and coordinate relief efforts. Disaster Relief Certification is requested but not required. 


Position #2
: Volunteer Coordinator
Duration: At least 6 months
Living Expenses: $300.00 Monthly (estimated amount) - Housing and some meals provided. Transport, insurance, and visa costs not included.

Work Description:
The Volunteer Coordinator will assist volunteer groups with the preparation for their trip to BMH, coordinate activities, transportation and housing needs, and special concerns of groups, recruit teams, and prepare and lead excursions with visiting teams.


Position #3: Vocational Training Program Coordinator
Duration: At least 6 months
Living Expenses: $300.00 Monthly (estimated amount) - Housing and some meals provided. Transport, insurance, and visa costs not included.

Work Description:
In this position, the volunteer will coordinate planning and implementation of the BMH Vocational Training Program, including training for staff, promotion of the program, fundraising, and development of reports and promotional materials.


Position #4: Marketing and Community Outreach, Eleuthera
Duration: At least 6 months
Living Expenses: $300.00 Monthly (estimated amount) - Housing and some meals provided. Transport, insurance, and visa costs not included.

Work Description:
In this capacity, the volunteer will maintain the BMH social marketing tools, including their website, Facebook page, and newsletters. They will also help with the volunteer database, network with the community, share stories and events, and plan fund raising events.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Location: La Hoya and Bombita
Position #1: Assistant to the Director
Duration: One to two years
Living Expenses: $180.00 Monthly (estimated amount) - Housing and some meals provided. Transport, insurance, and visa costs not included.

Work Description: The southwest side of the Dominican Republic is a developing area. Community Partners Association (COPA) concentrates their work in education and health, with two primary schools and a clinic in both locations. COPA works alongside Dominican workers offering guidance and oversight. The volunteer would assist the Director with basic office management, supervision of maintenance needs, correspondence, and providing guidance to local workers, university students, school staff, and clinics.


Position #2
: Education Advisor (Primary K-8th)
Duration: Six months up to two years
Living Expenses: $180.00 Monthly (estimated amount) - Housing and some meals provided. Transport, insurance, and visa costs not included.

Work Description:
The Education Advisor will assist COPA staff to help improve the education standards of COPA's schools. They will also supervise international volunteers who work as art and English teachers.


 

Application

Contact Information

Mission Volunteers Program

458 Ponce De Leon Avenue NE
Atlanta, Georgia  30308
Email: mv@umcmission.org