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Boots 2 Roots

Boots2Roots is looking for enthusiastic volunteers who are passionate about our mission!
Please click on any of the following volunteer positions to find a short position description, desired commitment level, expectations, and desired skillsets.

If you are interested, please fill out the “Contact Us” form on the right side of this page or email boots2roots@boots2roots.org and we will get back to you within 48 hours.

Front Line Volunteer

    Boots2Roots’ Front Line Volunteers are the critical link between our Teammates and Maine and they are the only volunteers that Boots2Roots requires to be veterans.

    Commitment Level

  • 2 years
  • Avg 10 hours/month
    • 1-2 hrs training
    • 2-8 hrs working w/ teammate

    General Expectations

  • Attend trainings
  • Initial coord meeting (fill out sheet)
  • Outline gameplan
  • Network in your region
  • Keep consistent contact

    Desired Skills (flexible)

  • Passionate about Boots2Roots mission
  • Veteran
  • Ideally sep/ret 5 yrs or less
  • Driver’s license & vehicle
  • Email & phone capability
  • Pass background check

Board Member

    Commitment Level

  • 1-3 years
  • Avg 5 hours/month
    • 2 hrs Board Meeting
    • 1-3 hrs other

    General Expectations

  • Promote & advocate for Boots2Roots
  • Strategic Planning for the organization
  • Networking & fundraising
  • Financial oversight

    Desired Skills (flexible)

  • Passionate about Boots2Roots mission
  • Prefer previous board or nonprofit experience
  • Committed to actively participating in meetings & events

Program Committee Member

    Commitment Level

  • 1 Year (min)
  • Avg 3 hours/month
    • 1 hour meeting
    • 1-2 hours other

    General Expectations

  • Attend monthly meetings
  • Understand Boots2Roots Mission
  • Assist in operational planning

    Desired Skills (flexible)

  • Passionate about Boots2Roots mission

Finance Committee Member

    Commitment Level

  • 1 Year (min)
  • Avg 3 hours/month
    • 1 hour meeting
    • 1-2 hours other

    General Expectations

  • Attend monthly meetings
  • Understand Boots2Roots Mission
  • Assist w/ budget management
  • Assist w/ end of year IRS reporting

    Desired Skills (flexible)

  • Passionate about Boots2Roots mission
  • Financial experience
  • CPA and/or bookkeeping experience

Development Committee Member

    Commitment Level

  • 1 Year (min)
  • Avg 3 hours/month
    • 1 hour meeting
    • 1-2 hours other

    General Expectations

  • Attend monthly meetings
  • Understand Boots2Roots Mission
  • Fundraising strategy & execution
  • Donor engagement

    Desired Skills (flexible)

  • Passionate about Boots2Roots mission
  • Fundraising experience

Communications Committee Member

    Commitment Level

  • 1 Year (min)
  • Avg 3 hours/month
    • 1 hour meeting
    • 1-2 hours other

    General Expectations

  • Attend monthly meetings
  • Understand Boots2Roots Mission
  • Messaging & Marketing
  • Capturing Testimonials

    Desired Skills (flexible)

  • Passionate about Boots2Roots mission
  • Marketing experience
  • Good writers
  • Knowledge of FB & Web usage

Resume Helper

    Commitment Level

  • 1 Year (min)
  • Avg 2-3 hours/week (remote)

    General Expectations

  • Review & edit resumes
  • Help translate military-to-civilian
  • Stay up to date on latest HR trends

    Desired Skills (flexible)

  • Passionate about Boots2Roots mission
  • Current knowledge & expertise with resume & employer requirements

Grant Writer

    Commitment Level

  • 1 Year (min)
  • Avg 20 hours/month

    General Expectations

  • Researches grant opportunities
  • Drafts grant proposals

    Desired Skills (flexible)

  • Passionate about Boots2Roots mission
  • Recent grant writing experience