For more information on each of these groups, look in Blink.
Aequora - ON HOLD
A Latin enrichment program that offers an engaging introduction to the Latin language and Roman culture to students at Harriet Beecher Stowe Elementary School.
Bowdoin students engage with local children with physical and mental disabilities and their siblings in a fun, inclusive space. Meets weekly for games, snacks, crafts, and other activities.
Bears and Cubs
Bowdoin students are matched with children waiting for a Big Brother or Big Sister.
Bowdoin Bear PALS
Bowdoin Central Mentoring
Members mentor students in grades K-5 at Bowdoin Central School.
Bowdoin Hospice Collaborative - ON HOLD
Volunteers are supervised by local agencies to serve in hospice or respite care. CHANS Hospice provides medical, physical, and emotional palliative care. Brunswick Area Respite Care is a day service providing educational activities and companionship.
Bowdoin Music Mentors
Mentors provide private music tutoring sessions to students at Brunswick Junior High School.
Bowdoin Outdoor Volunteer Association (BOVA)
Volunteers complete environmental stewardship projects in the Midcoast area.
Bowdoin Public Health Club
Students who have an interest in health careers gain exposure to public health issues in the Greater Brunswick area.
Provides non-partisan information and events to promote voter registration, education,
Brunswick High School Mentoring
Students work one-on-one as mentors to high school students.
Volunteers receive training in tax preparation and financial resources and provide assistance to low- and middle-income individuals during tax season.
Creating Compassionate Leadership in Maine Boys (
Bowdoin men serve as mentors in Bath Middle School where they lead lessons and activities, organize field trips, and engage in one-on-one mentoring in order to foster male leadership, confidence, and community for young adolescent men.
Criminal Justice Reform Club
Members provide educational support for prisoners through the U.S. Postal system, and host events and speakers to raise awareness about issues facing the criminal justice system.
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Members mentor students in grades K-5 at Bowdoinham Community School.
Fostering Female Leadership in Youth (
Bowdoin women serve as mentors at Bath Middle School and Brunswick High School where they lead lessons and activities, organize field trips, and engage in one-on-one mentoring in order to foster female leadership, confidence, and community for young adolescent women. (high school program ON HOLD)
Girls Who Code
Bowdoin women teach basic coding skills to girls at Brunswick High School to help close the gender gap in technology.
Harpswell Community School Mentoring - ON HOLD
Members mentor students at Harpswell Community School through collaborative learning and recreational activity.
Legacy Storytellers - ON HOLD
Volunteers listen to and then write down the memories of those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. For students considering health care careers, this is a great opportunity to become more familiar with Alzheimer’s disease.
Let's Get Ready - ON HOLD
Volunteers help expand college access for motivated, low-income high school students by providing free SAT preparation and college admission counseling. Visit the Let's Get Ready website.
Maine College Circle
Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program Volunteers
Students work in Brunswick's local food bank and soup kitchen (serving meals, assisting clients, sorting donations, etc), volunteering on either a regular or as-needed basis, in cooperation with MCHPP's volunteer base.
Mt. Ararat High School Mentoring
Students work one-on-one as mentors to high schoolers at Mt. Ararat High School.
Mt. Ararat Middle School Mentoring - ON HOLD
Students work one-on-one as mentors to middle schoolers at Mt. Ararat High School.
Provides support to high school students navigating the process of postsecondary planning.
Oasis Free Clinics Bowdoin Student Volunteers
Students assist with either clinical or administrative tasks associated with running a non-profit primary care clinic that provides free medical, dental and prescription assistance to uninsured adults living in Midcoast Maine.
Portland Adult Education
Volunteers assist with English literacy and job preparation programs for adults living in the Portland area. Visit the website for Portland Adult Education.
Portland Housing Authority
Tutoring Volunteers provide tutoring after school M-Th for low-income students in grades K-12 of mainly immigrant and refugee background. Volunteers commit to work once a week with students at one of Portland Housing Authority's study centers.
REAL School Volunteer TeachersVolunteers provide academic assistance and mentorship to students at the REAL School.
Red Cross Blood Drives
Students organize, volunteer at the "canteen" and reception desk, and recruit donors for four campus-wide Red Cross blood drives per year.
SmART - ON HOLD
Volunteers mentor students at West Bath School through the arts.
Volunteers spend time with the residents of the Sunnybrook Village retirement and assisted-living community.
Tedford Housing Volunteers - ON HOLD
Volunteers help with general shelter needs at both the adult and family shelter (e.g. minor maintenance work, serving dinners) and organize special events (such as birthday/holiday parties and soccer tournaments for children living in the family shelter).
Think Wild - ON HOLD
Volunteers mentor students at Bath Middle School utilizing outdoor education to develop soft skills.
Volunteer Lawyers Project
Student volunteers work with the Volunteer Lawyers Project in Portland to provide legal options to low-income Maine residents, helping them to navigate the civil justice system. Responsibilities include conducting client intakes over the phone and meeting with the VLP staff to assess callers' legal needs. Visit the Volunteer Lawyers Project website.