Maine Volunteer Opportunities

Give the gift of time and put your special skills to work in service to our community.

Featured Volunteer Opportunities

Community Investment Reviewer

Are you interested in helping to decide how United Way donations are invested in the Southern Maine community? United Way of Southern Maine is seeking volunteer investment reviewers to help drive community change! Investment reviewers play a critical role in our Community Investment process and inform how United Way of Southern Maine invests local dollars as we work toward a better community for all.

Ready to get involved? Visit to learn more and fill out the interest form.

"I had a great experience. I loved getting to hear other people’s perspectives on applications and seeing the difference this funding can make in our communities."

CA$H Tax Preparers and Opportunity Guides

Help our neighbors save money and increase their financial stability as a CA$H Volunteer. Training is provided and no experience is required. Volunteers are needed from late January through mid-April. Visit to complete the interest form.

IRS-Certified Volunteer Tax Preparer: Review client intake paperwork and discuss it with clients before or as you prepare their taxes using online software. Volunteers will receive online training and take an IRS certification exam. Volunteers can earn up to 18 CE hours.

Opportunity Guide: Help connect people to resources that will help them meet their financial needs. Discuss financial goals and challenges and possible resources. 

"You come away feeling you receive more than you give. The sense of accomplishment when you are able to share your knowledge, experience, and expertise with others. Knowing you’ve had a positive impact and made a neighbor’s today better and their tomorrow easier."


Make an impact in our community through a United Way volunteer experience customized for your group or organization.

We have a myriad of ways for workplaces to get involved with United Way, from our Day of Action, Workplace giving options, and more.

Email to get started.


Give back and volunteer in Southern Maine. Find hundreds of volunteer opportunities with VolunteerME Southern Maine, presented in partnership with United Ways of Maine. Browse volunteer opportunities throughout Southern Maine, from Portland, Maine, to Freeport, York to Bridgton.


Are you a non-profit interested in sharing your volunteer opportunities?

Please register and list your organization on VolunteerME.

Volunteer Engagement Contact

Elliott Greene

Elliott Greene

Director, Volunteer Engagement