Current Needs

Updated September 20, 2018

Weekly Volunteer Opportunities

*urgent needs, apply immediately

Pine Ridge, South Dakota- 2015 Windstorm

Oct 14-20; up to 4 people

Oct 21-27; up to 13 people

Oct 28-Nov 3; up to 15 people

Lake County, California – 2015 Fire

Oct 7-13; up to 14 people

Oct 14-20; up to 14 people

Oct 21-27; up to 12 people

Oct 28-Nov 3; up to 15 people

Nov 4-10; up to 15 people

Nov 11-17; up to 14 people

Nov 18-24; up to 15 people

Nov 25-Dec 1; up to 1 person

Dec 2-8; up to 14 people

Dec 9-15; up to 15 people

Fort Myers, Florida – 2017 Hurricane Irma

Oct 7-13; up to 13 people          

Oct 21-27; up to 15 people            

Oct 28-Nov 3; up to 7 people            

Nov 11-17; up to 15 people            

Nov 18-24; up to 5 people            

Nov 25-Dec 1; up to 15 people       

Dec 9-15; up to 11 people

La Grange, Texas – 2017 Hurricane Harvey

Dec 2-8; up to 15 people

Dec 9-15; up to 14 people

Puerto Rico – 2017 Hurricane Maria

Oct 6-13; up to 4 people

Oct 13-20; up to 5 people

Oct 20-27; up to 3 people

Oct 27-Nov 3; up to 5 people

Nov 3-10; up to 5 people

Nov 11-17; up to 5 people

Victoria County, Texas – 2017 Hurricane Harvey

Oct 21-27; up to 5 people

Nov 4-10; up to 7 people

Nov 11-17; up to 12 people

Nov 18-24; up to 15 people

Nov 25-Dec 1; up to 15 people

Lake Isabella, California – 2016 Fire (California Unit Project)

Oct 14-20; up to 7 people

Oct 21-27; up to 8 people

Oct 28-Nov 3; up to 8 people

Nov 4-10; up to 8 people

Saturday, Nov 10; up to 8 people

Nov 11-17; up to 8 people

Nov 18-24; up to 8 people

Saturday, Nov 24; up to 8 people

Nov 25-Dec 1; up to 7 people

Dec 2-8; up to 8 people

Saturday, Dec 8; up to 8 people

Dec 9-15; up to 8 people

For more information or to serve please contact: 
Deanna Frey at 800-241-8111 or email dfrey@mds.mennonite.net

Leadership Volunteer Opportunities

Pine Ridge, SD – 2015 Windstorms

*Three Crew Leaders, October 5 – November 3

Lake County, CA – 2015 Wildfires

*Head Cook & Crew Leader, October 5 – November 10 (must be a couple, as only one room is available)

Fort Myers, FL – 2017 Hurricane Irma

Crew Leader, October 5 – December 15 (any period of 4 weeks or more)

Victoria County, TX – 2017 Hurricane Harvey

Head Cook, October 19 – November 3

For more information or to serve, please call:

U.S. residents – Josh Carson at 800-241-8111 or email jcarson@mds.mennonite.net

Canadian residents – Kelsey Friesen at 866-261-1274 or  email kfriesen@mds.mennonite.net

RV Projects

Citrus County, FL – 2016 Hurricane Hermine & 2017 Hurricane Irma

One space (couple or individual), October 6 – November 2

Hanceville, British Columbia

Forest fires struck parts of British Columbia in July 2017, burning for more than two months. MDS is building a new home for a couple in Hanceville, about 100 km (62 miles) west of Williams Lake. RV (Recreational Vehicle) volunteers will be able to park their RVs right on the property of the new build and enjoy the gorgeous mountain scenery. We are looking for RV volunteers who wish to serve for one to 4 weeks. All RV volunteers provide their own groceries and do their own cooking.

*September 2-20 – 1 (one) 3 week spot available for volunteers with an RV.

For more information or to serve please call:

U.S. residents – Josh Carson at 800-241-8111 or email jcarson@mds.mennonite.net

Canadian residents – Kelsey Friesen at 866-261-1274 or  email kfriesen@mds.mennonite.net

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