Published April 24, 2019 by Tom Porter

McKeen Center’s Sarah Seames Discusses Volunteerism on Public Radio

Volunteers are crucial to the success of many organizations and they come in a variety of forms, from firefighters to medical transportation providers, from youth development workers to the staffers of soup kitchens. 

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Bowdoin students doing volunteer trail work in California. March 2019.

Sarah Seames is director of the Joseph McKeen Center for the Common Good, which connects Bowdoin students to volunteer opportunities in the community. 

She was recently a guest on Maine Public Radio’s call-in program Maine Calling, joining other experts to discuss the impact of volunteerism on the state economy, how to get involved in volunteer work, and what’s being done to encourage more young people to serve their communites.

Listen to Sarah Seames on Maine Calling.