Calling all night owls! Weekday overnight shifts begin at 9:00pm and end at 8:00am the following day. Shifts include sleep time from 11:00pm to 7:00am, if there are no emergencies in the House. Weekend shifts can be extended to include daytime coverage if preferred. Volunteers sleep in a private room with an attached bathroom.
complete closing procedures
attend to any outstanding House needs left from the day
be there for any family need or overnight emergencies
open the House in the morning
What it Means to be a Long-Term Volunteer
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maine is only able to continue operations in Maine
with the robust support from our volunteers. Our volunteers make our Houses feel like a
Volunteer positions that fall under “Long Term” are: Shift Volunteers,
Overnight Volunteers, Errand Runners, and Maintenance Volunteers. All volunteers for these positions must be over 18.
We have some volunteers who have been with us for over 18 years, and while we don’t expect that commitment from everyone, we do want to cultivate long-lasting volunteer relationships! Volunteers must be able to commit to at least 6 months of service.
Contact Will, Portland House Manager, for more information!