Volunteer Opportunities in the Lewiston-Auburn Area
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Organization Contact Name Phone Examples of Possibilities
Advocates for Children Pam Allen 783-3990 Provide childcare during parent trainings, clerical help, help with fundraisers, knit baby items
Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice Kathy Baillargeon 777-7740 Volunteers needed for in-home hospice, Hospice House, home care, program, groceries, transportation, program for grieving children & teens & bereavement; office help
Androscoggin Land Trust Margi Huber 782-2302 Conservation land steward, hiking trail steward, outdoor event leader and/or assistant
Auburn Police Department Liz Allen 333-6650 X2070 Administrative assistance at PD, Citizen Patrol, work with youths at PAL Center and much more. Full background check on all applicants.
Auburn Public Library
Bookreach
Lynn Lockwood
Deb Cleveland
333-6640 Maintain displays, deliver and read books to daycares, assist with craft programs, shelve books, filing, can use volunteer’s special interest/hobby
Big Brothers and Sisters Diane Blanchard 795-4065 Mentoring school children in school 1 hr./wk. or in community 6 hrs./month
Calvary Mission Meals Pat Gardner 782-3221 Food prep and serving meals Weds. p.m & Sun. a.m.
Central Maine Medical Center Susan Hedrich 795-2472 Greeter, valet parking, clerical support, patient transport, cafeteria support
Downtown Education Collaborative Laurie Tewksbury 786-8351

Tutor middle & hs students at Lew. Library computer lab 1 day/wk., M-Th.,3:30-5:30 p.m.

Good Shepherd Food Bank Tia Harris 782-3554 Sorting and inspecting food, cleaning
Greater Androscoggin Humane Society Sandy Grahl 783-2311 Ext.107 Cleaning cages, walking dogs, help with mailings minor cleaning, socializing with cats

Lewiston Public Library Circulation Department
Technical Services Department
Cultural Programming
Bookreach

Rick Speer
Karen Jones
Karla Reiman
513-3119
513-3136
513-3133 X3515 
Delivering books to homebound, light cleaning
Covering books
Deliver and read books to daycares
Literacy Volunteers Tahlia Chamberlain 333-4785 Teaching reading, writing, math, computers, English conversation partner, family literacy, special projects, publicity
Safe Voices (formerly AWAP) Kim Preble 795-6744 Helpline phone counseling, event planning, sorting donations
St. Mary’s Hospital Jenny Cowie 777-8369 Passing out mail, patient transport, valet parking, Greeter, special projects, also at D’Youville Pav.
SCORE office 782-3708 Retired business execs mentoring small businesses
SEARCH Wendy Russell 784-0157 Home visitation, doing errands for the elderly, telephone reassurance, yard work, shoveling
Seniors Plus Heather Chandel 513-3710 Lunch Plus Café volunteer Meadowview, Packer of frozen meals Tue, Wed, Thu 12:30 TO 2pm.
The Public Theatre Janet Mitchko 782-3200 Hang posters on any of the following poster routes: Auburn, Falmouth/Yarmouth, Greene/Leeds, Poland/PolandSpring, Portland and Sabattus. Each poster route person will receive one or two free tickets to each production they poster (depending on the number of posters hung per route).
Thorncraig Nature Sanctuary
Education
Gary Mauer
Susan Hayward
524-2060
782-5238
Trail maintenance
Educational outreach, guiding nature walks
Tree Street Youth Julia Sleeper 577-6386 After-school tutoring/mentoring, enrichment classes
Trinity Jubilee Center Erin Reed 782-5700 Transport food from donors to Trinity meal program
YWCA Kathy Durgin-Leighton 795-4050 Assist swim instructors, read to daycare children, assist with special projects/events, share interest by teaching youth or adult class, knit hats/mittens/socks

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