DOOR Network Volunteer Miami Intersectional Love for All

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Overview of City

At the crossroads of North America, South America, and the Caribbean, Miami is a mix of cultures, languages, economic differences, classes, and nationalities. Within a few blocks, you can try Cuban food in Little Havana while listening to conversations in Spanish, encounter buildings covered by colorful murals in Wynwood while hearing music in English, and take in Haitian music seasoned with Creole in Little Haiti.  Against this diverse background, DOOR Miami’s focus in on redefining service through discussions about faith, solidarity, and compassion while witnessing the contrasts of economic status, class, and nationalities in Miami.  Read about our commitment to local communities on our blog, here.



Discover is DOOR's short term mission trip/service-learning program that includes time for service, learning, and reflection. Read more about the Discover program.


Miami offers Discover groups only during the months of June and July

DOOR Network Volunteer Miami Discover Mission Group Service Learning Church


DOOR's Discern program provides summer staff and local yearlong engagement opportunities for young adults. Read more about the Discern program.

DOOR Miami's Discern program features:

  • Leadership development through work with Discover groups

  • Learning about cultural and social issues in Miami, including immigration, homelessness, human trafficking, gentrification, economic contrasts, and more

  • Opportunities to build and develop teamwork skills and community mind-set

  • Faith development through Bible studies and interfaith and ecumenical conversations

  • Service opportunities with organizations across Miami

As a DOOR Miami Discern participant, you will receive:

  • Housing with the Discover groups. Depending on the hosting church, Discern participants' spaces may vary.

  • Meals

  • Public transportation passes

  • Retreats and community activities

  • Stipend

Miami is one of the most multicultural cities in the USA; one that has been shaped and molded by the stories of countless immigrants.
— Daniel Morales, Miami City Director

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