Monthly Archives: November 2009

Service Learning Project Awards Announced

By Lauren Kelly This past Thursday, Mrs. Baldacci (along with Time Warner Cable and the Maine Commission for Community Service) presented five Service Learning Project Awards to Maine Schools and/or community programs, working with children (k-12), focused on STEM activities … Continue reading

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Professional Volunteers….a vital resource for organizations

By Tamara Whitmore Years of volunteering as a way to gain experience in my chosen field, Environmental Education, culminated in an 11 month term of service with Americorps through Maine Conservation Corps and working for the Department of Environmental Protection … Continue reading

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Misused Talent

By Michael Aiguier We have heard admonitions about how to best use talent, and most of it has to do with skills that are more immediate. Some of the less immediate, but probably more important skills are people skills. When … Continue reading

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Are you already registered with VolunteerMaine? Or… Are you a complete stranger?

By Corrie Hunkler There has been a lot of talk about technology lately. After Facebook left the college campus and was open to high school students, then adults the social networking site broadened its audience and its uses. College kids, … Continue reading

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Twelve Months of Window Shopping

by Carla Ganiel I’ve seen some big changes since my last post. A couple of weeks ago I moved to Washington, DC to start my dream job in national service. While I was gearing up to make this change, and … Continue reading

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Are You a Manger of Volunteers with 8 + Years of Experience? WE NEED YOUR HELP!

By Elizabeth Cole The Maine Commission for Community Service is gearing up for the 2010 Leadership Institute for highly experienced managers of volunteers (8 + years) and we want your input on this year’s theme. The Leadership Institute is a … Continue reading

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