Community-Based Learning

Group Project Contacts

Preble St Resource Center

Preble St Resource Center is an organization that works to help the impoverished and homeless population of Portland. There are a number of ways for groups to volunteer, but the most popular is serving in their soup kitchen. For more information, or to sign up, fill out their online form at:


Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland frequently has builds that USM students are encouraged to participate in. For more information, contact: Kate Callahan,Volunteer Coordinator at:, 207-772-2151


Falmouth Food Pantry

The Falmouth Food pantry always needs people to help them sort the food that is delivered to them. For more information, contact:  Nancy Lightbody at, 207-781-4670


Partners for World Health

Partners for World Health works to provide healthcare to developing nations by collecting sterile medical equipment ( such as wheel chairs, crutches, ect) that has been discarded due to American medical regulations, and redistributing it to communities in need. Volunteers are always needed to help sort the medical equipment in their Scarborough warehouse. For more information, contact:    Elizabeth McLellan, Founder & President, 207-885-1011


SPACE Gallery

The SPACE Gallery frequently needs volunteers to assist with their arts and music events. To see if they have an upcoming event that needs some extra hands, contact  Jenny Dougherty, Volunteer Coordinator


Portland Trails

Portland Trails maintains the walking trails all over Portland. They need help in the spring, summer and fall months with clearing debris and derooting trails. For more information, email or see their website for scheduled volunteer days (




For more information about group volunteering, contact our office at

Unum Scholars Program

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Are you a USM student (graduation date May 2015 or later) with 60 completed credit hours by September 2014 and at least a 3.0 GPA?

If so, you may be interested in the new Unum Scholars program and a part-time Client Data Specialist opportunity now available at Unum!

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