Volunteering

Volunteer at The Maine Children's Home!

Volunteers are the heart and soul of The Maine Children's Home. Throughout our history, thousands of dedicated men and women have assisted us with a multitude of needs from fundraising and outreach to mentoring and organizing special events. From direct work with the children to indirect work with our communities, donors and board, volunteers are the reason The Maine Children's Home has been in operation for well over a century.

These individuals selflessly volunteer their time, knowledge and talents to The Maine Children's Home and the people it serves. They do so with little recognition, but with the great satisfaction of knowing that they are helping to make a difference.

Sign up to volunteer today!

Sign up to volunteer for the Christmas program

Ready to get involved?

If you are an individual, business, or organization that is interested in volunteering, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Cristen Sawyer at (207) 873-4253 or via email for more information.

Please note that a mandatory background check is required for all volunteers.

Read more about volunteer opportunities here.

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Adoption

Our Hague-accredited adoption program, Maine's longest-operating adoption program, provides expert assistance to those hoping to adopt internationally or domestically. more »

The Harland A. Turner Counseling Center

Offering outpatient mental health counseling, specializing in play and art therapy and adoption counseling. more »

Adoption Counseling

Specialized counseling for people considering adoption as well as adoptive parents, birth parents, and adoptees of all ages. more »

The Sharon Abrams Teen Parent School Program

Providing education, counseling and guidance to pregnant and parenting teens. more »

The Children's Place

Delivering nationally accredited early care and education to children 6 weeks old to age 5. more »

The Christmas Program

The only program of its kind providing new clothing, books, games and toys to underprivileged children throughout Maine. more »

Summer Camp Scholarships

Providing an overnight camp experience to approximately 150 disadvantaged Maine children each year.more »

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