• New video highlights the impact of Camp POSTCARD.

    Camp Movie

    New video highlights the impact of Camp POSTCARD.
  • The Penobscot River House in Old Town joins Volunteers of America

    River House

    The Penobscot River House in Old Town joins Volunteers of America's housing family.
  • Volunteers from USI Insurance dig in to spruce up the landscape at Paul Hazelton House I and II.

    Volunteer Gardeners

    Volunteers from USI Insurance dig in to spruce up the landscape at Paul Hazelton House I and II.
  • ...live in poverty in Maine.
THIS IS WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO.

    1 in 5 children

    ...live in poverty in Maine. THIS IS WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO.

News & Highlights

  • Please Join Us for The Wages of Valor: Economic and Employment Challenges Facing America’s Veterans

    Please join Volunteers of America for the release of revealing new research—conducted in partnership with the University of Southern California’s Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans and Military Families—focused on the often harsh economic realities faced by America’s veterans after they return home, especially in Northern New England! A panel discussion will dive more deeply into the issues, strategies and solutions illuminated by the research. Job training and employment, affordable housing, and the physical and mental barriers to self-sufficiency will be explored.
  • Seeking applicants for Goodwill VISTA Volunteers of America positions

    The Goodwill VISTA Partnership is a statewide AmeriCorps VISTA program that builds capacity and sustainability of nonprofits to reduce poverty in Maine communities through indirect service. VISTA members build capacity in their placement sites through volunteer management, fundraising, marketing, program design, etc. to increase services to individuals living in poverty.
  • Register Now for Mediation Services Spring Trainings and Workshops

    Volunteers of America's Mediation Services provides affordable mediation and facilitation services for individuals and groups throughout the state. We also offer Spring and Fall trainings for personal enrichment and professional development. Classes being offered this spring include 40 Hour Certificate Mediation Training; Difficult People & Difficult Situations workshop; and advanced mediation trainings in Consumer Law, Family Law and Domestic Violence Screening designed to meet the requirements for Maine's Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Services roster. See our "Trainings and Workshops" section in Mediation Services for class details and registration information.
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