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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 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 or 207-593-0380.

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 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 Hannah Gladstone to coordinate a time.

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 for more information or Theresa Gogan from Catholic Charities to schedule times to volunteer.

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.

Waterville Sandwich Program - Days and hours are flexible - Friday's in particular are needed

Needed: The Waterville Sandwich Program is a part of the Waterville Universal Unitarian Church and provides sandwiches and other food for our community members in need every Monday -Friday from 2-5pm. Friday's in particular are in need of volunteers.  If interested and able to assist, please contact either Hannah Gladstone or Jen Buker.

One Time Date Service Opportunities 

Waterville Skate Park Clean Up: Saturday, October 11th - 11am-2pm

Greater Waterville Area Food Bank: Monday, October 13th - Time - TBD

Habitat for Humanity ReStore: Saturday, October 18th - 10am-1pm (Transportation Provided)

Habitat for Humanity ReStore: Saturday, November 22nd - 10am-1pm (Transportation Provided)

Habitat for Humanity ReStore: Saturday, December 6th - 10am-1pm (Transportation Provided)

Maine Children's Home for Little Wanderers - Christmas Box Moving: Monday, December 8th - Time TBD (Transportation Provided)

Leadership Opportunities:

2014 Fall Leadership Conference - Information and Registration 

Leadership Development Opportunities

Fall 2014 Leadership Series Program

The Fall 2014 Leadership Series program is open to all students regardless of previous leadership experience. It's designed to give an overview of leadership in various topics and with varied presenters and to develop your skills, abilities and experiences as well as networking opportunities at each event.  To successfully complete the program, you must attend 4 of offered sessions.

Students who complete the Fall 2014 Leadership Speakers program will earn the following:

  • Certificate of completion following the program

Completion of 1 leadership components for the Guaranteed Job Program per session attended

Sessions Offered:

 Tuesday, Sept. 15th - What Is Leadership - Becoming a Servant Leader In Today's World - Room AD-127 - 7pm

 Monday, Sept. 29th - Working With Different Personalities - Room AU-103 - 6pm

Monday, Oct. 6th - Leadership for the Introverted - Room AU-127 - 7pm 

Wednesday, Oct. 15th -  Ethical Leadership - Room AD-222 - 6pm

Monday, Oct. 27th -  Verbal Judo - Room AD-127 - 7pm

Saturday, November 1st - Leadership Conference - 9am-3:30pm - Summit Room

Wednesday, Nov. 5th - The Power Of Influence Through Music - Auditorium - 8pm

Monday, Nov. 17 - Managing Conflict - Room AD-127 - 7pm

Monday, Dec. 8th - Lifelong Leadership - Spann Commons Summit Room - 7pm 

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Self Guided Leadership Component:

Recognizing that many students have scheduling restrictions that may prevent them from attending workshops offered on campus, there is a self-guided leadership development activity available. Please complete the linked worksheet and reflection and submit to Hannah Gladstone, Assistant Dean of Students

* 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.

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Guaranteed Job Program

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