Canterbury UMC is taking a medical team to Panama October 8-16th to serve the Ngobe Indians. The team is in need of any medical personnel, specifically dental or pharmacists. Total cost of trip is $900.00--which will cover flight, food and lodging. Please contact Rachel Estes at firstname.lastname@example.org before July 31, 2011 if you are interested.
The Rocky Mountain Conference has requested team members for a trip to Haiti, September 12-19. For more information, contact Tom Lank at email@example.com.
The Florida Conference has requested team members for a trip to Haiti, September 3-10. Cost is $1500. For more information, contact Rev. Hollie Tapley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you feel called to work with children then please consider serving as a volunteer in an orphange in Tijuana, Mexico. There is a desperate need for a volunteer to serve as a "house mother" at the orphanage for at least a year. There are 22 children who live at the orphanage and they are boys and girls. Please contact Heather Wilson at email@example.com or Marie Anglin at 714.539.6863 if you are interested.
Volunteering in Times of Disaster
Tuesday, July 26th, 2011, 2 PM EDT
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The Community Preparedness Webinar Series invites you to join us for a webinar discussing volunteering in times of disaster. The webinar will highlight the best practices of volunteer managers and those interested in volunteering during disasters. The webinar will include perspectives from community organizations, and state and local emergency management who have experienced specific challenges, and organizations that are heavily engaged in volunteer management. This webinar will be helpful to those who are interested in becoming volunteers and for volunteer managers seeking practical knowledge.
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This webinar is free to the public and will accommodate the first 500 visitors that enter the site. This webinar will last approximately one hour. In addition to airing live, the webinar will be recorded and viewable at a later date and linked from this web page. The live webinar will offer Closed Captioning and a transcript of the webinar will be posted with the recorded version of the webinar.