Volunteer Opportunities

Program
East End Time Dollar Exchange, Portland West Time Dollar Exchange
Agency
Hour Exchange Portland
Description
A volunteer service exchange program. Members provide over 500 services to other members. Services include transportation, minor home repairs, massage therapy, and volunteer opportunities for all ages. Please call for more information.
Address
516 Congress St.
Portland ME 04101
Phone
207-619-4437
Hours
Monday - Thursday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
And by appointment
Website
Hour Exchange Portland
Payment Information
Membership required to exchange services with other members

Program
A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls
Agency
Partnership for Healthy Aging
Description
Many seniors experience fear of falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance teaches practical strategies to reduce this fear and increase activity levels. Classes are held twice a week, in sessions of four weeks.
Address
465 Congress St.
Suite 301
Portland, ME 04101
Phone
207-775-1095
Fax: 207-541-7540
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Payment Information
$10 program fee, scholarships available

Program
Senior Volunteer Program - Foster Grandparents, Family Friends & Senior Companions
Agency
Opportunity Alliance
Description
The Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion Programs provide meaningful volunteer opportunities for adults 55 and older in York, Cumberland and Southern Oxford counties. Foster Grandparents volunteer with children in schools and Senior Companions provide companionship and support to seniors in their homes. Volunteers meeting federal income guidelines receive a non-taxable stipend in return for volunteering 15-40 hours per week. All volunteers receive meal and travel assistance, pre-service and ongoing training, supervision and recognition.
Address
510 Cumberland Avenue
Portland, ME 04101
Phone
207-773-0202
Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Website
The Opportunity Alliance
Payment Information
Program Specific
Income Eligibility Guidelines Program Specific
Age Requirements
55+

Program
Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors
Agency
Southern Maine Agency on Aging
Description
“RSVP” (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) places volunteers age 55 and over in numerous healthcare and nonprofit organizations throughout southern Maine. Volunteer Connections volunteers assist SMAA clients with friendly visiting and grocery shopping, assist in the SMAA offices, and help with special projects. Volunteer opportunities are also available in several other SMAA programs.
Address
136 US Route One
Scarborough, ME 04074
Phone
207-396-6500
1-800-427-7411
TTY 207-883-0532
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Website
Southern Maine Agency on Aging