needs from: Volunteer Maine

Volunteer: Marketing Professional

OutInMaine is looking for a marketing professional to supplement our volunteer staff.  We will start marketing our website to the community starting in September and we are looking for someone with some expertise in communicating with the community in Maine to promote their involvement in our program.

Candidates for this position must be able to put in at lest 15 hours a week and have some availability during the week during the day.  This position must also have a marketing background and some exposure to the LGBT community is preferred but not required.

Contact David for more information about this position.

Organization: OutInMaine
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Zip Code: 04401
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: All Aboard! Join the Crew on The Maine Narrow Gauge RR

Looking for a fun volunteering adventure?  Retired and looking for a useful way to get involved?         Come experience the excitement of running a real two-foot gauge train. Join the volunteer crew on the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad (MNGRR).  MNGRR volunteers operate the trains and share Maine’s unique railroad history with visitors from around the world.  We will train you to become a trainman, conductor and even an engineer. 

Open daily from May through October, and seasonally for special events, the museum draws over 41,000 visitors a year, with volunteers donating over 10,000 hours annually.  2017 is our 25th year running the train along beautiful Casco Bay in Portland.  Come celebrate with us by joining our team!  We provide parking and all the necessary training.  Volunteers should be physically able, and commit to a full day of service (9 am-4 pm.)  Contact volunteer coordinator, Jennifer Halm-Perazone at volunteers@mainenarrowgauge.org, or call 207-828-0814 for more information.

Organization: Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Organization Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 04101
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Pantry Packer - Monday afternoons

Fill customer Grocery List orders, packing items in boxes and bags, during Distribution hours on Monday afternoons

Organization: Augusta Food Bank
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: Runs Until Aug 28, 2017
Zip Code: 04330
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Prep for Distribution - Mondays, late afternoon

Set up Food Pantry for distribution before the Monday evening session.  Duties can include: sorting produce; re-stocking pantry shelves, bread, and other extra items area;  putting out snacks and preparing coffee area; setting out clipboards and refilling with forms; other duties as needed.

Organization: Augusta Food Bank
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Zip Code: 04330
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Hospice PawPrints Volunteer

Volunteers provide patients, families and HSM staff the opportunity to visit and interact with Therapy Dogs and experience the benefits of the human-animal bond and improve quality of life through human-animal interaction. PawPrint Volunteer teams visit our hospice patients at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House as well as patients residing in facilities in Cumberland and York County.

Organization: Hospice of Southern Maine
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Zip Code: 04074
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Pantry Partners

We are looking for someone who is able to pick up food at Good Shepherd in Hampden and bring to the Annex location at the Airport Mall to place on the shelves.  The commitment for this volunteer would be once a month.  This role does entail heavy lifting as the food is non-perishable.

 Number of hours per month:  2

Location:  Bangor

Organization: Eastern Area Agency on Aging
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: Runs Until Jul 31, 2017
Zip Code: 04401
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Hospice PawPrints Volunteer

Volunteer human and canine teams provide patients, families and HSM staff the opportunity to visit and interact with Therapy Dogs and experience the benefits of the human-animal bond and improve quality of life through human-animal interaction. Volunteer teams visit patients at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House as well as our patients who reside in nursing and assisted living facilities.

Organization: Hospice of Southern Maine
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Organization Requirement: >21 years old
Zip Code: 04074
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Hospice Volunteer

Become a Hospice of Southern Maine Volunteer!  Hospice of Southern Maine provides a comprehensive training program and ongoing support to volunteers working with our patients and their families. The initial training ensures that volunteers have the skills and confidence to be well prepared for this role. No health care background is needed. Volunteers complete the professional circle of hospice care. In addition to being good listeners, our volunteers are compassionate, reliable, and non-judgmental. They enjoy working with all types of people.  Direct Care Volunteers provide non-medical aid and support in the following ways: Providing companionship and emotional support for patients, caregivers and families. Providing respite care to allow caregivers time to themselves. Assisting with errands. Helping with light household chores or light meal prep. Providing bedside companionship for patients alone in their final hours. Offering grief support following the death of a loved one.

Organization: Hospice of Southern Maine
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Organization Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 04074
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Come volunteer along beautiful Casco Bay aboard the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad!

Do you get a kick out of trains, history and like chatting with people? Then come enjoy the view of Casco Bay and join the volunteer team at the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad.  We are looking for outgoing people to become docents aboard our train.  Our docents share Maine’s unique railroad history with visitors from around the world.  Riding history every day for the last 25 years along the beautiful Bay in Portland, we want you to celebrate with us by joining our team.

Open daily from May through October, and seasonally for special events, the museum draws over 41,000 visitors a year, with volunteers donating over 10,000 hours annually. Come put your love of history to good use and celebrate with us by joining our team!   We provide parking and all the necessary training for the position. Volunteers should be physically able, and commit to half a day or a full day of service. 

The Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum is a non-profit museum in Portland with a mission to educate the public and preserve historic equipment related to Maine's two-foot gauge railways.

Organization: Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Organization Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 04101
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Hospice Volunteer

Become a Hospice of Southern Maine Volunteer!  Hospice of Southern Maine provides a comprehensive training program and ongoing support to volunteers working with our patients and their families. The initial training ensures that volunteers have the skills and confidence to be well prepared for this role. No health care background is needed. Volunteers complete the professional circle of hospice care. In addition to being good listeners, our volunteers are compassionate, reliable, and non-judgmental. They enjoy working with all types of people.  Direct Care Volunteers provide non-medical aid and support in the following ways: Providing companionship and emotional support for patients, caregivers and families, by providing respite care to allow caregivers time to themselves, by assisting with errands, helping with light household chores or light meal prep, by providing bedside companionship for patients alone in their final hours and offering grief support following the death of a loved one.

Organization: Hospice of Southern Maine
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Organization Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 04074
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Help Local York County Residents Stay in their Home!

We are always looking for volunteers who will help change a light bulb, rake some leaves, run an errand, or more!  Would you be interested in helping your neighbors in York County who wish to maintain their independent living?  If so, let us know!

Organization: Thriving in Place
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Organization Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 04073
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Senior Shares distribution

We need volunteers to help distribute Farm Fresh shares to seniors in York County. We are currently seeking volunteers for the following: Delivery of shares from farms to distribution sites, people to hand out shares at distribution sites, delivery of shares to seniors in their homes.

Organization: Partners for a Hunger-Free York County
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Zip Code: 04002
Allow Groups: Yes