Volunteers sought for 2017 Maine Hello, Welcome Weekend Day of Service

The University of Maine’s First Year Experience is recruiting volunteers to welcome UMaine’s Class of 2021 during Maine Hello on Friday, Aug. 25.

Maine Hello is a campuswide event where returning students, faculty and staff welcome new students and their families as they arrive on campus.

From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., volunteers will assist with greeting families, answering questions and moving first-year students’ belongings into their residence hall rooms.

Undergraduate student volunteers who will be living on campus can move into residence halls from 6–9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23. Volunteer registration is online. More information about Maine Hello is available online or by calling 581.1420.

The Bodwell Center for Service and Volunteerism also is seeking project leaders and volunteers for the Welcome Weekend Day of Service on Saturday, Aug. 26.

The Day of Service falls on the first weekend students are at UMaine to give them an opportunity to participate in volunteer activities at community organizations.

Registration for available projects, as well as trip leader training, is online. More information about the Welcome Weekend Day of Service is available on the Bodwell Center website or by calling Lisa Morin at 581.4194.