Maine Service Enterprise
Increase your organization's bottom line and impact by effectively engaging volunteers
Service Enterprise is the ability of a not-for-profit organization to look at internal staff capacity in a new way and leverage skilled volunteers to expand that capacity to achieve mission.
A nationally certified Service Enterprise organization typically benefits from
The Maine Commission for Community Service and Service Enterprise Trainers help organizations realize these benefits through assessment, training, and coaching.
Interested in Service Enterprise certification
Your nonprofit can access innovative training and consulting support to become a service enterprise and achieve results similar to those outlined above. Through a multi-month engagement with a local Hub or the Maine Commission for Community Service, your nonprofit organization will move through a change management process that will result in more effectively leveraging the time and talents of volunteers and lead to greater impact.
Your organization will receive:
- A thorough assessment of your existing organizational capacity and volunteer engagement practices
- Up to 16 hours of training to assist in re-tooling the roles and ways in which your organization engages volunteers
- Individualized consulting to address unique organizational opportunities and challenges
Statewide certification signifying your organization's commitment to ensuring that the time and talent of volunteers are appropriately leveraged to meet the social mission of your organization.
Ready to get started
For more information about how yout can become a Service Enterprise or receive a national certification for Service Enterprise, contact:
In Franklin County:
Lisa Laflin, United Way of TriValley Area, (207) 778-5048
For nonprofits in Cumberland, Androscoggin, Sadahoc and adjacent counties:
Jan Kearce, Lift360, (207) 699-4493
Carol Aten, Lift 360, (207) 699-4545
Suzanne Austin, Lift360, (207) 699-4623
Anne Schink, ABS Consulting, (207) 799-3312
For all other counties in Maine:
Maryalice Crofton, Maine Commission for Community Service, (207) 624-7792
Michael Ashmore, Maine Commission for Community Service, (207) 624-7792
Pam Zeutenhorst, Envision Prosperity, (207) 356-0073
Laurel Koepke, Midcoast Hunger Prevention Program, (207)725-2716 x19