Volunteer

The Heart of Biddeford is a volunteer-driven organization. Our wonderful volunteers are critical to the Heart of Biddeford and we work hard to match you with a volunteer opportunity that matches your skills, interests, and availability. See below for a description of the volunteer opportunities.

There is also a Volunteer Application at the bottom of this page. When you fill this out, we will have the best person contact you to match you up with a great opportunity.

If you haven’t heard from us within two business days, please call Heart of Biddeford at 207-284-8520.

Volunteer Opportunities

Board membership
Commitment level: High, long-term (2 yrs minimum)
Expectations:  Attend one meeting a month, actively promote and advocate for the organization and its efforts.  Understand how a Main Street program works to better the community.  Make an annual donation to the organization.  Solicit donations from business connections, friends and families.  Think creatively and actively about the strategic plan of the organization, and provide input to group discussion regarding the future of the city and of the organization as it builds and forms partnerships with other entities.  Devote 5 hours per month outside of meetings to volunteer work for the organization.

Committee Membership
Commitment level: Medium-High, but longer term (1 year minimum)
Expectations: Attend one meeting a month.  Understand how a Main Street program works to better the community.  Work with other committee members to actively create and follow annual work plans.  Devote 4 hours per month outside of meetings to volunteering for the organization.  Essential qualities in a committee member are commitment to positivity, ability to work well with others, and proven ability to complete a project started.

Day-of-Event Volunteer
Commitment level: Low (a few hours minimum)
Expectations:  Show up on day of event/project prepared to do the amount of work/time that you signed up for.  The types of “workers” vary so greatly from event to event, that inquiring about specific opportunities prior to signing up is recommended.  However, if you are a willing and able to do about anything, that is great to have the hands as well!

Volunteer Handbook

Learn even more about the Heart of Biddeford’s mission and volunteer opportunities by checking out the volunteer handbook. Whether you’re looking to gain new job skills, or network with local connections, the Heart of Biddeford has volunteer opportunities to help you achieve your goals.

Volunteer Handbook

Volunteer Application

Please include as much information as you can in the questions below so that we can find the best match for your interests, skills and availability. It is fine to leave a section blank if you do not have an answer.
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