Opportunities from: Volunteer Maine

Volunteer: Agency Board Member

Kennebec Behavioral Health (KBH) provides mental health, behavioral health and substance abuse services to consumers. KBH has four corporations under its umbrella, each of which is licensed by the State of Maine Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. Each corporation is governed by a Board of Directors which is made up of community volunteers. 

KMHA, Inc. stands for Kennebec Mental Health Associates.  This corporation is governed by the KMHA Parent Board of Directors and its focus is on the management aspects of the agency including the performance of the organization's CEO.

KMHA Foundation, Inc. This corporation is governed by the KMHA Foundation Board of Directors and its focus is solely on endowment, fundraising, and maintaining incoming donations, restricted and otherwise.

KMHA Real Estate, Inc. This corporation is governed by the KMHA Real Estate Board of Directors. Its focus is solely on the ownership and maintenance of property, buildings and grounds owned, leased, or maintained by the agency.

KBH Programs and Services, Inc. This corporation is governed by the KBH Programs and Services Board. Its focus is on all clinical aspects of the agency. 

Organization: Kennebec Behavioral Health
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Organization Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 04901
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Board of Directors position


About the Partners organization: Partners for a Hunger-Free York County is a broad-based organization of community partners working to end hunger and malnutrition in York County. Our priorities are to ensure that everyone in York County has enough good food to support their health and well-being. Our projects are community-based, neighbor to neighbor, holistic and collaborative. 

 

Website: www.hungerfreeyorkcounty.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/Hungerfreeyorkcounty


Position Details:


We are currently recruiting for individuals to serve on the Partners for a Hunger-Free York County (Partners) Board of Directors (Board). The role of the Board is to ensure the organization is fulfilling its mission. When Board members embrace their responsibilities, commit to engage productively, and contribute generously to serve the best interests of the Partners organization, they can accomplish great things in achieving the mission and the organization's greater potential.

Board members are expected to be active advocates and ambassadors for the organization and be fully engaged in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for the organization to advance its mission.

Responsibilities:

- Represent the Partners organization in and to the community
- Be aware of the organization's program priorities
- Evaluate the organization's existing programs against its stated purpose
- Lend expertise and experience to the organization
- Exercise due care in overseeing the activities of the organization

- Select and evaluate the organization's executive staff
- Be accessible to staff and to others Board members
- Work to maintain continued growth of the Board and Partners organization

- Assist in mobilizing the community to become involved in the work of the Partners organization

- Assist in recruiting needed volunteers and resources

Duties:


- Make a three‐year commitment to serving on the Board

- Members are encouraged to serve on at least one Partner committee, task force or workgroup.

- Members shall participate in Partners’ field activities to the extent possible.

- Members shall regularly attend Board and Partners’ meetings

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications:

 

- With experience in business, finance, technology, education, strategy development, fundraising, advocacy, poverty, hunger, and/or public relations
- Excellent communication and writing skills
- Ability to serve as a positive ambassador for Partners

- An affinity for cultivating relationships, building consensus among diverse individuals, and inspiring action
- Willing to make a commitment to the organization's mission and goals
- Reliable access to online email
- Able to attend and prepare for committee and Board meetings
- A collaborative decision-maker
- Assist the organization in raising funds for its work

For more information about a Board of Directors position or the Partners organization contact Tessa by email at Tessa@hungerfreeyorkcounty.org or by phone at (207)324-1137.

Organization: Partners for a Hunger-Free York County
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Organization Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 04002
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Money Minder Volunteer Helping Seniors with Bill Management.

The Money Minders Program matches trained bonded volunteers with adults 55 or older who need help establishing a monthly budget and insuring all bills get paid in a timely and accurate manner.  The goal of the program is to give clients help with their financial matters enabling them live independently.

As a trained Money Minder volunteer, you will help clients pay bills and  establish a budget with seniors who feel overwhelmed paying bills on time. 

Financial experience is a plus but not required. 

If you have skills budgeting and balancing a check book, have a  couple of hours a month and are able to commit for a year there are several volunteers needed in the Augusta area.  There is a mandatory 2 hour training, and mileage reimbursement.

 

Organization: Spectrum Generations
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Organization Requirement: >21 years old
Zip Code: 04338
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Senior Companion Volunteer

A Senior Companion volunteer is a "friend". They provide companionship by talking, listening, reading or playing games with an elder person. They foster contact with family and friends and assist with reality and general awareness. They can also provide grief support or accompany the elderly person to the doctors, etc. to provide emotional support. They can also encourage physical activity through exercise or recreational activities. A volunteer can help with meal planning, filling out forms, letter writing, reading mail and helping to plan a budget. A volunteer could also provide information on nutrition, financial planning and other health information based on need. If they choose, a volunteer could run errands, do grocery shopping or light daily chores. If appropriate, they could take their "friend" on errands or shopping also. 

Volunteers must be 55 years of age of older and able to volunteer 15+ hours a week.  Tax free stipend and many other benefits are available to eligible volunteers.

Organization: Aroostook Senior Companion Program
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Organization Requirement: >55 years old
Zip Code: 04730
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Community Impact Team: Promoting Independence

United Way of Mid-Maine’s three “Community Impact Teams” have been established to assure that decisions around partner agency funding allocations as well as agency facilitated and/or supported projects and initiatives are directly addressing the identified community issues and our guiding principles. These teams of dedicated volunteers hold our partners, volunteers, and staff accountable for outcomes. Each team has a vision statement and a set of desired community results.

The vision and desired community outcomes for the Promoting Independence CIT are:

Vision: All people are independence and have the means to care and provide for themselves and/or their families.

Desired Outcomes: Adults can live independently and safely in their homes as long as possible; adults have access to financial information and services, including budgeting, debt management, and tax preparation assistance; adults are informed about educational and employment opportunities as well as health related services so that they can care and provide for themselves and/or their families; adults have assistance to overcome barriers, such as child care and transportation, allowing them to access educational and employment opportunities as well as health related services.

The Promoting Independence CIT meets on the first Friday of every month. If you are interested in joining this CIT, please respond to this opportunity!

 

All United Way of Mid-Maine volunteers are Agents of IMPACT (Imagine Many People Affecting Change Today)! From those who help out just once, for an hour, to those who volunteer every day. Whether you provide office support, direct services, or sit on a board. All Agents contribute innovations, expertise, passion, and unique perspectives to every project, big and small.

Organization: United Way of Mid-Maine, Inc.
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Organization Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 04901
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Community Impact Team: Strengthening Children, Youth, and Families

United Way of Mid-Maine’s three “Community Impact Teams” have been established to assure that decisions around partner agency funding allocations as well as agency facilitated and/or supported projects and initiatives are directly addressing the identified community issues and our guiding principles. These teams of dedicated volunteers hold our partners, volunteers, and staff accountable for outcomes. Each team has a vision statement and a set of desired community results.

The vision and desired community outcomes for the Strengthening Children, Youth, and Families CIT are:

Vision: Children and youth reach their fullest potential.

Desired Outcomes: Children have on-going early childhood development opportunities so that they enter Kindergarten ready-to-learn; children and youth are provided with positive youth development experiences; youth are provided resources to assist them in developing life skills, such as financial literacy, job readiness, good citizenship, management of health and well-being, and skills for future parenting; parents have the knowledge and skills to nurture their children and model positive behavior for their families.

The Strengthening Children, Youth, and Families CIT meets on the fourth Thursday of every month. If you are interested in joining this CIT, please respond to this opportunity!

 

All United Way of Mid-Maine volunteers are Agents of IMPACT (Imagine Many People Affecting Change Today)! From those who help out just once, for an hour, to those who volunteer every day. Whether you provide office support, direct services, or sit on a board. All Agents contribute innovations, expertise, passion, and unique perspectives to every project, big and small.

Organization: United Way of Mid-Maine, Inc.
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Organization Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 04901
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Finance Committee

Looking to use your financial and analytical skills? Join United Way of Mid-Maine's Finance Committee. Our Finance Committee members:

-Oversee monthly reconciliation of financial data

-Oversee selection of auditor and audit response

-Review and monitor annual budget

-Review contracts and leases of the organization

-Develop and review financial policies bi-annually or as needed

-Advise the Board of financial matters

The Finance Committee meets monthly and is made up of Board members and non-Board members.

 

All United Way of Mid-Maine volunteers are Agents of IMPACT (Imagine Many People Affecting Change Today)! From those who help out just once, for an hour, to those who volunteer every day. Whether you provide office support, direct services, or sit on a board. All Agents contribute innovations, expertise, passion, and unique perspectives to every project, big and small.

Organization: United Way of Mid-Maine, Inc.
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Organization Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 04901
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: SEARCH Visitation Volunteer - Kennebec Valley

SEARCH (Seek Elderly Alone, Renew Courage & Hope) Visitation Volunteers are matched with an elderly person to visit with for a few hours each week and provide support, companionship, and help with daily tasks.Key Responsibilities:Visit an elderly person 2-4+ hours per week and provide services as agreed uponNotify the SEARCH program of any changes or concerns regarding the person's circumstancesSend in a monthly service reportMaintain regular communication with SEARCH staffUnderstand and adhere to the principle of confidentialityHandle all financial transactions in an honest, responsible manner and report them accurately to the person served and to the programThe SEARCH Visitation Volunteer supports the mission of the SEARCH program to enable the frail, vulnerable elderly to remain independent and increasingly connected to a caring community.To learn more and fill out a volunteer application, please click here!

Organization: Catholic Charities Maine
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Organization Requirement: >21 years old
Zip Code: 04901
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Communications and Marketing Committee

UWTVA mission:  The United Way of the Tri-Valley Area strives to unite people and resources to improve lives and build a strong and healthy community; we do this by identifying local needs and addressing their root causes, raising funds to meet those needs, and collaborating on local initiatives that create a measurable difference in Greater Franklin County.  Our goals: Strengthen Families and Children Increase Independence and Financial Stability Improve Health Respond to Emergencies and Meet Basic Human Needs By identifying the community's most pressing problems, supporting or developing programs that best address those problems, and measuring the program results, the United Way makes sure donor support makes a difference in the Tri-Valley Area. The United Way knows that together we can do more than any one of us can achieve alone. If, in addition to helping others in our own special ways, every employed person in our Tri-Valley area contributed just $1.00 per week to our United Way Community Fund, we would create a resource of over $800,000 annually. This would enable our community to invest much more in new and expanded programs designed to solve community problems and take advantage of opportunities to improve the quality of life for all of us. That's the power of our community working together the United Way.

The duty of the Communications and Marketing Committee is to make recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding strategic issues that affect the UWTVA's mission in the community. The committee shall: a) Provide leadership in the development of a long-range marketing plan for UWTVA. Committee Chair shall communicate actions and plans to the Board on an ongoing basis. b) determine Marketing approach, materials and venue(s). c) Help to promote UWTVA in various ways (social media (as appropriate), marketing literature, special events, etc. . It shall also advise on the budget needed for committee purposes.

Organization: United Way Of The Tri-Valley Area
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Organization Requirement: >21 years old
Zip Code: 04938
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Become a Friend of Mt. A

Mount A Needs Friends! You are invited to become a member of the Friends of Mount A Advocacy Group. Friends will assist the land manager in carrying out educational, interpretative and public use objectives for the Mount Agamenticus Conservation Program on over 10,000 contiguous acres without compromising the integrity of Mount A’s sensitive ecological habitat.  Friends participate in a variety of ways- from financial support through fundraising or membership dues, to actively volunteering on projects or staffing a visitor contact station.  Every Friend is important in helping our organization continue to grow!   Become a Friend of Mount A!  For more information please Contact the Conservation Coordinator.  

Organization: Mount Agamenticus Conservation Program
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Organization Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 03909
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Money Minders

The Money Minders Program matches trained bonded volunteers with adults 55 or older who need help establishing a monthly budget and insuring all bills get paid in a timely and accurate manner.  The goal of the program is to give clients help with their financial matters enabling them live independently.

As a trained Money Minder volunteer, you will help clients pay bills and  establish a budget with seniors who feel overwhelmed paying bills on time. 

Financial experience is a plus but not required. 

If you have skills budgeting and balancing a check book, have a  couple of hours a month and are able to commit for a year there are several volunteers needed in the Augusta area.  There is a mandatory 2 hour training, and mileage reimbursement.

Organization: Spectrum Generations-Mid Maine
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Organization Requirement: >21 years old
Zip Code: 04901
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the decision making and policy-setting body of Waterville Area Habitat for Humanity. It sets financial goals and priorities, manage legal matters, and communicates with Habitat for Humanity International as well s the Regional Support Center. Board members, elected at the affiliate's annual meeting in May, agrees to serve two years terms. Board members attend regular monthly meetings, and most serve on at least one other committee. The Board elects an affiliate President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer on an annual basis.

Organization: Waterville Area Habitat for Humanity
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Organization Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 04901
Allow Groups: No