Mission: A community action agency dedicated to fighting poverty and helping low-income people in Down East Maine. Offers a wide range of services including heating assistance, transportation, weatherization, small business assistance, tax preparation and more.
For youth: Many programs and services that could be useful to youth, including vehicle purchase, small-business incubation, financial programs, etc. Seeks volunteers.
May be opportunities re: job shadowing/learning in weatherization program.
Note: website includes comprehensive list of local farmers’ markets, many of which could offer learning opportunities to youth. See: http://www.whcacap.org/farm-to-market/farmers-markets.php