2020 Team Opportunities — Puerto Rico

  • Short-term (individual and team)
  • Puerto Rico
  • Posted 2 months ago

Teacher Ruth Maita from Casa de Amparo y Respuesta a Desastre (CARD), or House of Refuge and Mercy Response mercy center, gives a resident a hug during a food distribution event at a local community center on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. LCMS Communications/Erik M. Lunsford

Ponce Building Renovation Team
Trip Dates: January 25– February 1, 2020
Details: Your team will assist with ongoing renovations of a new worship space for Iglesia Luterana Fuente de Vida. This building will also serve as the mercy center for the congregation to serve the community.

Specific tasks to be determined once building acquisition is complete. May include but are not limited to: demo, electrical, plumbing, painting, flooring, drywalling, roofing, and landscaping.

Basketball Camp Team: Additional team members needed!
Trip Dates: June 13-20, 2020
Details: Lead two basketball camps for children and youth in Ponce (3 days) and Mayagüez (2 days). The camps will be sports-focused,but will also include Bible teaching.
Your team could incorporate other VBS elements (e.g. crafts, games, songs, etc.) for
children and youth (ages approx. 5-14).


RESERVED: Senior Adult Health Outreach Team
Trip Dates: September 12-19, 2020
Details: Your team will kick off the week by helping prepare, serve, and clean up a healthy breakfast for the members of Iglesia Luterana Príncipe de Paz.

Then you will lead a weeklong, Bible-based healthy living outreach event geared toward senior adults (childcare to be provided if needed). Rotations should target the whole person – physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health – and may include light exercises, art therapy, a healthy snack, BINGO, and more.

Trip Dates: November 7-14, 2020
Details: Work alongside GEO Missionary teacher Ruth Maita to host a weeklong intensive English camp for adults. Scriptural teachings would be woven throughout lessons on grammar and syntax as well as conversation practice and writing and listening exercises.

Your team can provide your own materials or use our English Bible Camp curriculum.

Opportunity Details

  • Location:  Puerto Rico
  • Position Description File:Download info sheet  
  • Duration:  8 days
  • Team Size:  6-10 people
  • Contact Name:  Erin Alter
  • Contact Email:  Email 
  • Application Deadline:   n/a
  • Flexible Start Date:  Yes
  • Start Date:   n/a

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