The American Association of State Service Commissions (also known as America’s Service Commissions-ASC) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that is dedicated to advancing service and volunteerism in the United States. ASC works on behalf of a network of commission members and staff, who promote and represent all of the streams of national and community service.
The Corporation for National and Community Service provides opportunities for Americans of all ages and backgrounds to serve their communities and country through three programs: Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and Learn and Serve America. It provides grants and training and technical assistance to developing and expanding volunteer organizations.
Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the Commission for Community Service co-chair the state Donations Coordination Team which activates during response and recovery to emergencies and disasters. Together the agencies connect donations of supplies, talent and time, as well as funds with the organizations on the ground helping people cope with and recover from community emergencies.
VolunteerMaine. The Maine Commission for Community Service initiated the VolunteerMaine Partnership in 2002 as part of its responsibility to be a catalyst in solving challenges faced by Maine’s volunteer sector. Between 2002 and 2007, the number of partners grew from 3 to 14: