Manage all basic aspects of daily operations. Volunteers may cover a few hours, a full day, or an overnight shift. Overnight volunteers have a private room and bathroom, and overnight shifts include sleep time (although volunteers are responsible for responding to any calls or emergencies throughout the night).
Volunteers chose which weekends or shifts they cover and whether they can cover one night, two nights, or just a few hours. This is a great opportunity for families to volunteer together!
orienting families with House services
assisting families checking in and out of the house
daily household cleaning and upkeep
front desk coverage
preparing guest rooms for new families.
Orientation and training are provided, and a staff member is always available on call for support.
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 and vaccinated for COVID-19.
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 volunteer relationships that are long-lasting! Volunteers must be able to commit to at least 6 months of service.
Contact Will, Portland House Manager, for more information!