Welcome to IVC Portland (ME)
IVC-Portland, Maine, has grown rapidly, since it officially launched in 2019. Our Service Corps Members are serving throughout the greater Portland area, as well as in Waterville, Maine.
Whether you are interested in joining IVC, considering hosting an IVC Service Corps member at your organization, or simply curious to learn, we want to hear from you!
News and Other Stories from IVC-Portland
IVC-Portland recently hosted two community days of service. Service Corps Members, Regional Advisory Council members, and their families came together to help local organizations in need by volunteering their time. IVC-Portland joined volunteers from Our Lady of Hope...
Portland Adult Education (PAE), a center for learning in Portland, Maine, started in 1848 with a budget of $120 and 60 students. While the Center serves all populations in need, immigrants have always been a part of the Center’s community and account for almost half of the current enrollment.
In 2018, I retired and moved with my wife from California to Maine, in order to be geographically closer to our children and grandchildren, who now live here. I was looking for an opportunity to give back, get to know my new home community better and, frankly, occupy my new wide opened schedule.
The Portland Forecaster recently highlighted the work of IVC-Maine.
In August 2020, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland wrote a story about IVC-Portland marking the completion of its first service year. "The experience of walking with Christ is very different from merely learning about him in books." [button...