Office of Volunteer Ministries
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Elden Ramirez
Pearly C. David
Short Term/Group Coordinator
Ernest Hernandez
Communications Coordinator
Andrea Keele
Processing Assistant

Our mission
To connect North American volunteers to mission opportunities that effectively meet the needs of people and communities across North American and around the world.
How we serve
  • Receive and process long-term and short-term volunteers and group applications
  • Establish and oversee tutoring, mentoring, and literacy programs
  • Provide volunteer training and awareness internally within the NAD and externally to schools, unions, conferences, churches, and supportive organizations at special annual events including campus ministries, Year-end meetings, evangelistic efforts, conventions, seminars, workshops, and other relevant ministry program activities
  • Track and record volunteer and community outreach statistics to monitor growth and trends for reports
  • Process service requests and supply volunteer mission opportunities placed by calling organizations
  • Provide special services to volunteer applicants including supplying volunteer insurance coverage, guidance on immigration/visa instructions, and Preparation for Mission training and orientation
  • Provide volunteer tools/resources such as Web site applications and resources, Passport to Mission book, Office of Volunteer Ministries Travel Packet, outreach and evangelistic resources, and volunteer marketing tool 
  • Web site applications and resources
  • Passport to Mission Book
  • Office of Volunteer Ministries Travel Packet
Contact Information
T: 800.331.2767
F: 301.680.5079


North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists
12501 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904-6600 USA
Telephone: 301-680-6400
Fax: 301-680-6464
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