National Service in Maine
Over 2,600 people serve in one of the Maine National Service programs:
- AmeriCorps State/National,
- Foster Grandparents,
- AmeriCorps VISTA,
- Senior Companions, and
They partner with over 500 schools, nonprofits, and local or state government agencies.
Since 2002, the Maine Commission for Community Service has maintained and promoted VolunteerMaine.org.
It is the "one-stop" site for
- organizations seeking volunteers,
- citizens who want to volunteer, and
- the people responsible for leading volunteer programs.
"Maine's Other Natural Resource"
Volunteers are a natural resource to be nurtured, effectively supported, appreciated and valued. They are fueled by civic duty and compassion. Their accomplishments are complex, profound, and essential to thriving communities.
This video premiered Oct. 13, 2015 at Maine's conference on volunteerism. Enjoy it and please share!