Volunteer Opportunities beyond Tutoring

Many ways exist to help us grow and thrive. Our volunteer committees are vital, as they do much of the organizations planning and work. To view the various committees and the skill sets that we're looking for, click here.

To talk more about how your experience and expertise can help advance this work, please contact our office at 207-947-8451 or email us at info@LVBangor.org.


Volunteer Areas Sample Activities
Board Membership Serve on the board to oversee the organization. Each board member also serves on a committee.
Communications Committee: Skills sought include:
  • Advertising & marketing
  • Event planning
  • Graphic design 
  • Media relations 
  • Public speaking 
  • Recruitment / Outreach
  • Social media - content generation
  • Website maintenance
  • Writing and editing
Finance Committee Skills sought include:
  • Analyze financial data, processes, and controls
  • Budgeting
  • Financial planning
  • General accounting
Governance Committee Skills sought include:
  • Information systems
  • Insurance / Risk management
  • Law / Legal affairs
  • Personnel management
  • Review of organizational documents
  • Strategic planning
Resource Development (fundraising) Committee
Skills sought include:
  • Fundraising -- Major giving / planned giving
  • Fundraising -- Networking for private support & corporate giving
  • Grant writing 
Tutor Training & Support Committee
Skills sought include:
  • Administering satisfaction surveys
  • Coordinating book or writing clubs
  • Conference planning
  • Evaluating training
  • Providing content-related training on literacy, culture, language
  • Supporting / mentoring new and and existing tutors 
Office Support Skills needed on projects include:
  • Copying / collating projects
  • Data entry 
  • File and maintain records
  • Mailings
  • Technology based projects
  • Volunteering at events