Catherine S. Duclos
Regional Director, IVC Portland (ME)
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.
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
Service Corps Member David Hilleary and Spiritual Reflector Fr. Paul Sullivan, SJ, Describe Their IVC Experiences
Oct 5, 2021
In this short video, IVC Portland service corps member David Hilleary and Fr. Paul Sullivan, SJ, who serves as a spiritual reflector, describe their experiences with IVC. David retired after 40 years in commercial banking and now through IVC serves with STRIVE in...
Sep 22, 2021
The IVC-Portland (Maine) community gathered on September 9, 2021, for a Morning of Reflection led by Christine Marie Eberle, author of Finding God in Ordinary Time and a regional advisory council member for IVC-Philadelphia/South Jersey. Thirty IVC-Portland service...
Jun 8, 2021
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...
May 11, 2021
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.
Feb 22, 2021
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.