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Conferences and Seminars

Blaine House Conference on Volunteerism

  • When: Annually in October on the Tuesday after Columbus Day. 
  • Maine's only statewide educational and networking conference for managers of volunteers, organizational sponsors of volunteer programs, and board members or funders of volunteer organizations. 

Contact: Maine Commission for Community Service

Volunteer Administrators of Midcoast Maine

  • When: Annually in April in the Bath area 
  • A regional conference open to managers of volunteers from all over the state but primarily drawing volunteer program stafffrom the southern and midcoast Maine.

Contact: United Way of Mid Coast Maine, (207) 443-9752

National Conference on Volunteering and Service 

  • When: Annually in June.
  • The world's largest gathering of volunteer and service leaders from the nonprofit, government, and corporate sectors. 


Skillbuilders by the Maine Association of Nonprofits

  • MANP offers a wide ranging series of short training opportunities. At least once or twice each year, there is a session on volunteer management. The current schedule of fees and offerings can be found on the MANP site.