July 24, 2024  
Volunteer Information

Our Projects:

The Volunteer in Mission teams are asked to perform light construction such as building wheelchair ramps, painting of houses, roofing and minor repair of elder and persons with disability housing depending on the experience and skill levels of the team. The mission teams will be provided with the materials and tools necessary to compete the tasks. Each afternoon a portion of the team to provide a Summer Day Camp experience for the children of the reservation at the Ministry Center. Each team member will be given an opportunity to experience hands on mission work on the Spirit Lake Nation. Children 13 and under must have prior approval from the Ministry Center Staff. 

Volunteer Schedule:

Here is a example of a "normal" day at the Spirit Lake Ministry Center:

Sunday: Arrive at the Ministry Center between 3:00 and 5:00 pm. Worship on begins at 5:00 pm and supper will be served at 6:00pm. Orientation will be conducted right after supper.

Monday through Thursday:

7:30 am -- Breakfast as a group
8:15 am -- Gather to pray, receive work assignments and collect needed tools
9:00 am -- Arrive at worksite
Noon -- Lunch (Worksite determines lunch location)
4:00 pm -- Begin clean up of work site
4:30 pm -- Arrive back at Ministry Center
6:00 pm -- Dinner as a group
After dinner clean up: Devotions (on your own) and Free time

Friday: Depart after Breakfast

Tuesday: Cultural Event (After the evening meal)

Thursday: Devotion with Mike and Libby (After the evening meal)

Day Camp will be on the Ministry Center grounds and will held Mon-Wed from Noon to 3pm. The children will be given a hot meal, a VBS experience and supervised play each day. Day Camp starts the 3rd week of June and will end the last week of July. Day Camp will not be held 4th of July Week.

Fee Schedule:
Mission Fees are $350.00 per person for the week. Fees include meals, lodging and project materials. A deposit of $50.00 per person ($500.00 minimum) is required before your team can be scheduled and the ministry dates confirmed. Half of the remaining fees for the mission are required 90 days prior to the scheduled mission dates with the balance due upon arrival. Deposits are non-refundable and will count toward the total mission fee. VIM teams are requested to arrive between 2:00 pm and 4:30 pm on Sunday and depart before Noon on Friday. Other arrangements can be made for arrival/departure days and times with prior approval from the Ministry Center staff. Please send your deposit to the contact address after you have completed the on-line contract. If you would like to schedule a shorter mission period, please contact the Ministry Center.