NOMADS’ friends, we encourage you to come to the beautiful Northwest this summer! We have three new projects in Washington state—3 small Methodist churches south of Olympia—in Pe Ell, McCleary, and Tumwater-- who are excited about hosting their first NOMADS’ project. In addition to these new projects, Randle UMC has scheduled another project as well as Camp on the Boulder in Montana and Ten Sleep, Wyoming. We have scheduled these projects consecutively to make your trip west more energy ...
The value of your donated hours through NOMADS or through other volunteer efforts is given a specific value each year, and it has been announced by the company 'Independent Sector' that the value of these hours for 2010 is $21.36. This compares with $20.85 per hour in 2009. NOMADS had quite an impact in 2010, with the value of their donated hours in excess of 2.3 million dollars. Thank you NOMADS, for your dedication and service to those in need.
NOMADS...start thinking about your plans for the second half of 2011, as our Summer-Fall Projects list will be out on March 31, 2011. Signups are more casual for this season, as there is less demand and the projects are spread out around the country more so than they are during our busy winter schedule. Signups are first-come, first-served and you are welcome to log in to the member's area and use the project signup form, or to send an email to the office with your project request. You may ...
The NOMADS have been blessed by the Lord in many ways, but we thought that this one was pretty special.....on March 3rd, 2011, the City of Eustis, Florida proclaimed that day as NOMADS Appreciation Day. We are sending the official decreet to the NOMADS office for display there. All of the NOMADS who have worked these projects, whether it be under the jurisdiction of Hearts and Hands Ministries or for Glover Street Ministries, can rest assured that the people of this area of Florida see what ...
NOMADS members, please log in to see the new info sheet about our Fall 2011 Annual Meeting to be held in Forest City, Iowa. It's the document listed under the heading "Recent News for Members".
If you are a member of NOMADS, please log in to the member's area and enter your work skills for us. In the past you filled out a paper version and then we scanned it in so it could be emailed to your team leaders each time you sign up to work a project. Now that we have this fantastic new website, we want your skills entered and kept up to date electronically, by you. We have not typed in your old ones from your skill sheet....we want you to enter your current skills as of right now. ...
If you'd like to see an abbreviated version of our project list for the first half of 2011, please click on TYPES of PROJECTS to the left, then under Three Week Projects, there's a "click here" for the project list.
If you'd like to host NOMADS in the first half of 2012, please apply by March 31st by clicking on REQUEST HELP and following the instructions. New Host Agencies, to qualify, must be United Methodist or have an Advance number which allows for donations through the General Board of Global Ministries. For existing Host Agencies, the process for reapplication that is now online is much simpler than in the past. Please email or call the NOMADS office if you need assistance.
Check out the photo gallery in the lower left of the home page to view the photos from our latest Annual Meeting, held in the fall of 2010.
We're in the midst of our winter-spring schedule and the current teams are listed under PROJECT INFORMATION in the member's area of the site. The list is updated each Friday. If there are openings of interest to you, please email the office or fill out the project signup form, also in the member's area.