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 ...
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.
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.
As you contemplate your NOMADS projects for this fall or for next winter, you may wonder where some of these places are located! Right? Well we now have a great mapping tool for your use. From the website homepage, page down to the map of the United States, click on the state you're interested in, and then click on the site you're wondering about. Not only will you be able to see if on the map, but you can get directions from your address to their address if you like. Fantastic tool for you...
Three years ago, the return rate for project evaluations was a dismal 30%! Within a year we were at 70% and we have maintained that high return rate since. The message is out "We really do read them and use the information to make NOMADS better." Thanks to all of you who return your evaluations! Starting this year, we asked leaders to try to make sure that all project evaluations were returned in one batch. And for the most part this is what has happened! Kudos to our leaders! Our PCC ...