On-Going Service Opportunities:
Alfond Youth Center - Change a Life Forever - REACH & RISE Mentoring program
- Days and Times are flexible
Requirements: Desire to work with youth ages 6-17 ** 23+ Years old to be a mentor ** Meet 1-3 hours a week for 1 year Commitment: Mentor training (15 hours total) and 1-3 hours a week (flexible) for one year.
If you are interested in being a mentor contact Denise Gianini, Program Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-873-0684 ext 255
Students who are not yet 23 years old but are interested in mentoring opportunities should contact Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine at email@example.com or 207-593-0380.
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Mid-Maine- College Bowl for Kids Sake - Days and Times are flexible
Needed: Students to help plan and work on the February 2014 "College Bowl" Bowl for Kids Sake program. Contact John O'Connor for details.
The Maine State Aquarium - The Maine State Aquarium is looking for energetic & personable people to join our team of Volunteers. We are in need of dynamic individuals who will help guests explore our touch tank exhibits and provide them with a fun, interesting, &educational experience! Folks with a background in education or science strongly encouraged, but all are welcome to apply! Call 207-633-9542 or email firstname.lastname@example.org See the Flyer or Fill out the Volunteer application
Messalonskee Middle School After School Program - Wednesday's and Thursdays from 2:30-4:00pm
Needed: 1-3 students on Wednesday's and Thursday's (can be different students each day) to help with after school programming at the Messalonskee Middle School. Contact John O'Connor or Hannah Gladstone to coordinate a time.
Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter - 8am-4pm - Every day of the week
Needed: Students who are interested in helping to keep the Waterville Warming Center open and running through end of March 2014. Sign up for a 2, 4 or 8 hour time slot outside of Student Affairs or contact John O'Connor or Hannah Gladstone to coordinate a time. Transportation available for select time slots (noted on sign up calendar outside of Student Affairs)
S.E.A.R.C.H (Seek Elderly Alone, Renew Courage and Hope) - A program of Catholic Charities - daytime hours
Needed: Student volunteers for 3-4 hours a week to help seniors who may live alone or need a helping hand. Contact Hannah Gladstone, John O'Connor for more information or Theresa Gogan from Catholic Charities to schedule times to volunteer.
Volmer Country Living - Assisted Living Facility - Days and Times are flexible
Needed: Students to read to residents, transcribe letters/notes for residents and to generally spend time with the residents on a regular basis. To coordinate a day/time, please contact John O'Connor or Darlene at the Volmer Country Living facility.
Volunteer Maine - Various opportunities, days and hours
Needed: This Volunteer Maine website hosts various volunteer opportunities in the greater Kennebec area. Although they have not worked through Thomas for specific volunteers, students are welcome to browse the site for an opportunity that may be of interest to them and contact the site directly for more information.
Effective Presentation Skills in 60 Minutes! - Monday, Dec. 2nd - 7:00pm - Room AD-222
Spring 2014 Leadership Series, Fall Conference Planning Committee, Leadership A LA Cart program and more .... Details coming soon!!!
* A reminder for all students enrolled starting Fall 2013: The Community Service and Leadership component of the Guaranteed Job Program includes a minimum of 10 hours of service each year and 2 leadership events each year. For more information on the GJP, please contact Career Services.