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United Methodist Volunteers in Mission - Western Jurisdiction

United Methodist Volunteers in Mission - Western Jurisdiction

  • Advance # 901463
  • Country Global
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Project Information

Coordinating and preparing volunteers for short-term service

Describe the need affecting community
Various needs of those who are homeless, hungry, or in poverty, including those without clean water or sanitation; medical and dental needs; construction or repair of homes, schools, hospitals, churches especially after a disaster; educational needs of children and youth, vocational skills for adults
How will this Advance project help to address the need?

Connecting and empowering short-term volunteers to be servants of Jesus Christ around the world.

Describe the primary goal of the project

GOALS: to empower servants of Jesus Christ as short-term missionaries (volunteers) to meet the needs of the world. OBJECTIVES: 1. Provide team leader training for each Annual Conference. 2. Establish and strengthen connections between UMIVIM Volunteers to various UMIVM sites throughout the world. 3. Engage more young people and those with diverse ethnic backgrounds in serving as short term missionaries. 4. Increase awareness of the UMVIM program throughout the jurisdiction. 5. Develop a connection between the Annual Conferences and UMCOR in the work of disaster preparedness and recovery after the disaster has occurred. 6. Increase the education of the Annual Conference Coordinators and Leadership Teams to help promote UMVIM throughout the jurisdiction. Outcome Measures: 1. Number of volunteers and teams serving in various capacities. 2. Number of Team Leaders Trained 3. Number of Youth and Young Adults serving in mission 4. Number of Persons of Diverse Ethnic Background serving on teams. 5. Number of Missions Volunteers (Individual), Global Justice Volunteers, Nomads, etc. Timeline: Throughout the next quadrennium.

Budget and Financial Information
Annual Advance Financial Goal
Annual Conference Support
Western Jurisdiction Support
Mission Volunteer Office (GBGM) Support
WJ Coordinator
FICA, Medicare, Pension
Coordinator Travel
Office Expenses
Treasurer Expenses
Communication (Constant Contact, Webpage)
AC and Board Meeting Expenses
Annual UMVIM Educational Event (previously called Disaster Academies
Contact Information
Global Ministries Contact
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