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UMF students volunteer for a wide range of community service projects.  Students do not receive academic credit for this work nor are they compensated financially, however, they do gain work experience, meet new friends, and enjoy the general good will that results from contributing to broadly beneficial actions within the community.

Interested in volunteering in the regional community?

Not sure of what opportunities are available?

UMF’s Partnership can help you get connected!

  • We manage the Girls Talk Teen Voices (GTTV) Mentoring Programs
  • We sponsor “Days of Service” each fall
  • Our Student Advisory Council has initiated the “Operation Giveback UMF” Campaign
  • We post volunteer opportunities on our website
  • And, we host events to keep you informed about what’s out there, and more!

FIND out all about GTTV Mentoring Program opportunities

LEARN how you or your Club can get involved in “Operation Giveback UMF

GO TO:  “Days of Service” – to find out what dates are scheduled for volunteer service projects, what projects are offered this year, and how to sign up.

And, look at the volunteer activities listed on the Volunteer Opportunities page on our website:

1.    Review the opportunities listed.
2.    Click on the names of the opportunities to see the full description.
3.    Follow the directions provided to contact the organization.
4.    Inform the Partnership when you secure your volunteer position by completing and submitting the Volunteer Service Form.

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If you don’t see quite what you are looking for on our listing, consider checking out other volunteer sites we work with, including:




  • The United Way of the Tri-Valley Area collaborates with UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement in many ways to provide opportunities for our students.  We encourage you to review the listing of opportunities that the United Way has available on their website at:
  • GET CONNECTED is an easy-to-use, state-wide website that helps you find service opportunities that match your talents, interests, and schedule.  The Franklin Volunteer Network (which is managed by the United Way of the Tri-Valley Area), and all of its members maintain listings on this website, allowing you to search for a wide variety of opportunities throughout Maine at:

DSC_0089 (2)The Partnership staff can also help you find the volunteer opportunity that’s right for you or for your student organization or club, so please call us at 207-778-7593, or email us at or

When you secure your volunteer opportunity, please be sure to notify us at the Partnership – simply complete and submit the Volunteer Service Form.


Contact Us:

University of Maine at Farmington
Partnership for Civic Engagement
105 Fusion Space
Farmington, Maine  04938
Telephone:  207-778-7516 or 778-7593
Facsimile:  207-778-7840
TDD:  207-778-7000