Mission Volunteer Opportunities: Europe and Eurasia
Location #1: The Christian Help Center in Horni Pocernice
Position: Volunteer Assistant
Duration: At least two months
Estimated monthly living expenses: $770, which includes private accommodations, meals, and ground transportation.
Work description: The Christian Help Center provides shelter and help to families in the area. The volunteer will help teach English to clients and employees, teach computer skills, crafting, sports, or gardening, or help 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.
Location #2: Jihlava United Methodist Church
Position: Facilitator of Conversational English
Duration: At least two months.
Estimated monthly living expenses: $200, which includes meals. Housing is provided.
Work description: Jihlava UMC is a church with about 80 members. One of their outreach ministries is teaching English. The volunteer will prepare and teach lessons for adults and children in the afternoons and evenings during the week.
Location #3: 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: Litomerice UMC is a small local church focused on the support of families. Teaching English to students, especially in a preschool program, is a priority.
Location #4: English Speaking United Methodist Church - Prague (ESUMC)
Position: Assistant to Pastor
Duration: Two months or more
Estimated monthly living expenses: $570, which includes meals, housing and public transportation.
Work description: ESUMC seeks to support the spiritual and emotional needs of English speaking individuals in a multinational community of fellowship based on the values of the United Methodist Church. The Assistant to the Pastor will assist with programming and organizing church activities, editing the congregation's website, and leading Sunday School for children.