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Volunteer Opportunities


Adult Program and Community Center Volunteers
Join an upcoming town crew to provide fun and enriching opportunities at our Community Center. While we are not yet complete, we are beginning to collect ideas, gather volunteers, and plan for our upcoming future. To discuss your thoughts and ideas, to volunteer, and to help us support the effort, please reach out to Karyn MacNeill at KMacNeill@yarmouth.me.us.

YCAN Shovel Brigade
Help those in need during a snowstorm by shoveling their driveway or walkways.

YCAN Rides Program
Take residents to medical appointments, grocery store and more! FMI Contact: YCAN (207) 838-2261

Friendly Visitor Program
Visit with an elderly resident in his or her home on a regular basis, providing companionship and friendship. FMI Contact: Zany Holman (207) 835-9866
Handy Helper Program Volunteer to assist people with light household maintenance duties. FMI Contact: Zany Holman (207) 835-9866

Phone Pal Program
Provide homebound elders with companionship by regularly calling on the phone in an effort to decrease feelings of isolation and loneliness. FMI Contact: Zany Holman (207) 835-9866

YCS Special Events
Ask about the following YCS Special Events Valentine Dance, Easter Egg Hunt, Carol Sing and Tree Lighting & More! FMI Contact: YCS (207) 846-2406

Youth Sports Volunteer Coaches Needed
Soccer, Basketball, Baseball, Lacrosse, Running (paid) & Cross Country Skiing (paid) FMI Contact: Bob Priest at YCS (207) 846-2406

Counselor in Training
Learn to be a camp counselor while earning community service hours and valuable work experience in this intensive program for students entering grades 9 and up. Skills in leadership, communication, and general camp counseling are the focus of this program. CIT’s receive training similar to the counselor staff training that all current employees go through. Applications through the YCS website will be accepted April 1st through May 15th. FMI Contact: Mike Caron at YCS (207) 846-2406

Community service hours through YCS programs are for high school graduation requirements only. All non-graduation requirement hours must be pre-approved though the YCS office before volunteering. 

FMI  about any of these opportunities please call (207) 846-2406 or email Karyn MacNeill at KMacNeill@yarmouth.me.us.