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With opportunities in all five departments, SMU is excited for you to become involved. Check out our different staff positions and volunteer opportunities and find out where you would like to join in.

Service Opportunities

Short Term Missions

We send out waves of local and global trips throughout the school year. Volunteer to be a team leader, a team member, a prayer supporter, a financial supporter

Missions Conference

Biola’s annual Missions Conference is currently the largest annual Missions Conference in the world and has been student-led for almost 90 years. Volunteer to work in Sessions, Prayer & Worship, Interactions, Global Awareness, Marketing & Hospitality, and Logistics.

Staff Positions

Director of Global Missions

Director of Local Missions

Financial Controller

Missions Conference Director

Director of Administrative Services

Director of Marketing and Communications


General Inquiries


Student Missionary Union

13800 Biola Ave. Box 10

La Mirada, CA 90639

Phone: (562) 903-4881

Office Hours

Monday–Thursday: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. (PST)

Friday: 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m. (PST)


Please contact the SMU Marketing and Communications Director for all website inquiries.


Phone: (562) 903-4881 ext. 3108

Missions Conference


Phone: (562) 903-4881


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