who has been a part of a United Methodist Volunteers In Mission (UMVIM)
team knows that when everything works it can be the most extraordinary
experience of a person’s life. And there are those
Good UMVIM team experiences don’t just happen; they need to be carefully and thoroughly planned. The key is having committed team leaders who prepare first themselves and then the team.
The UMVIM Team Leader Handbook is designed with the team leader in mind. It has practical helps and timelines. It has suggested resources and team-building exercises. It has general information that relates to any volunteer team experience and also includes helps for specialized volunteer teams.
It is the result of more than 25 years of experience in sending mission teams, and it gleans from all the best materials produced during those years. In the true spirit of the volunteer movement, it has had wide participation from across the church in its preparation.
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