Saipan Mission Opportunity

Do you like to travel? Do you have basic construction skills? Are you willing to do two weeks of relief work for an all-expense paid trip to a tropical paradise? Saipan is North of Papa New Guinea and South of Japan, Far East of Hawaii.   Super-Typhoon Yutu hit Saipan in October 2018 with sustained 178 MPH winds. More than 500 homes needed repairs, especially to roofs. UMCOR has worked on over 50 homes but many more need help.   Requirements: 17 Days, Teams will work for 2 weeks, excluding Sundays.

  • Excellent health, flexibility, and a sense of humor make for a great mission
  • Passport good for up to 6 months beyond deployment dates
  • ERT trained and currently badged (Can Get trained between now and Oct).
  • SS# for FEMA travel authorization
  • WJ international travel insurance—depending on days to and from airport, approx. $60
  • Construction skills including carpentry and metal skills for trussing/tin roof jobs.

FEMA will provide:

  • Transportation to local airport and Saipan and home again. No extra days allowed.
  • Housing on Saipan
  • Ground transportation
  • Per diem (for food) –reimbursed at end of deployment

Please let us know if you are interested, and we will get you an application packet.   Thanks and Blessings,   Pastor Frank Baik     The time frame we are trying to fill is from October 13, 2019 through April 30, 2020.  (This is if FEMA extends the funding which is very likely.)

For application packet:

For more information: disaster response task force.