Maine Volunteer Leadership Conference

Decorative graphic featuring photo of a presenter speaking in a large lecture hall with three screens behind her shot from the perspective of sitting in the audience with four people sitting facing the presenter. Text reads Maine Volunteer Leadership Conference Oct. 11 2022 Back in person for the first time since 2019 Volunteer MaineBack in person for 2022!

Learning, networking and collaboration: We are thrilled to share that the 2022 Maine Volunteer Leadership Conference will be held in person this year. 

Mark those calendars for Nov. 18, 2022 -- the date of this year's conference. Please note: Due to scheduling conflicts with presenters, we have rescheduled from the original date of Oct. 11, 2022.

Information on the venue, sessions, presenters and timing will be shared on this page once finalized.

2022 sponsorship opportunities

Help us make the most of the state’s only educational event focused on engaging citizens in volunteer service!

This past year has decimated the volunteer force and we are excited to be able to support volunteer managers and nonprofits so they can better serve our communities.

After 2 years of a virtual event, we will finally be holding the conference in person again.

Why support MVLC?

  • Help local nonprofit leaders get in-state professional development
  • Show your support for volunteer programs in Maine
  • Exposure to professionals all over the state
  • Find volunteer opportunities and connections for your employees

Frequently asked questions

How many people are you expecting to attend the conference? We are expecting between 200 – 250 attendees.

Is this only open to volunteer managers? No, anyone who works with volunteers or wants to work with volunteers is encouraged to attend.

Options to support

Option 1 (2 opportunities): $5,000
  • Logo on Volunteer Maine website event page
  • Logo on promotional materials
  • Thank you post on Volunteer Maine social media (3)
  • Logo on sponsorship board Logo on conference hand outs (day of)
  • Logo on event signage
  • Your company’s promotional materials in conference hand out materials
  • Your company’s signage at the conference
  • Speaking opportunity during conference
Option 2: $2,000
  • Logo on Volunteer Maine website event page
  • Logo on promotional materials
  • Thank you post on Volunteer Maine social media (2)
  • Logo on sponsorship board Logo on conference hand outs (day of)
  • Logo on event signage
  • Your company’s promotional materials in conference hand out materials
Option 3: $1,000
  • Logo on Volunteer Maine website event page
  • Logo on promotional materials
  • Thank you post on Volunteer Maine social media (2)
  • Logo on sponsorship board
  • Logo on conference hand outs (day of)
Option 4: $500
  • Logo on Volunteer Maine website event page
  • Logo on promotional materials
  • Thank you on Volunteer Maine social media (1)
  • Logo on sponsorship board

Ready to contribute? Have questions?

Please reach out to Kelsey Preecs, Program Officer for Volunteer Sector Initiatives, via email at Kelsey.Preecs@maine.gov for next steps or more information.

Spread the word!

You can help make people aware of sponsorship opportunities by sharing our conference sponsorship one-pager. Use the link below to access and download the document.

Access sponsorship one-pager

Present at this year's Maine Volunteer Leadership Conference

Do you have expertise to share with an audience of volunteer leaders? We are looking for session presenters and would love to hear from you. Just use the link below to fill out our short form.

Call for presentations form

About Maine Volunteer Leadership Conference

Since 1986, organizers of Maine community volunteer efforts have gathered to learn, network, and share thought-provoking discussions from regional and national leaders in the volunteer sector. 

The Maine Volunteer Leadership Conference (MVLC) is Maine’s only statewide educational event focused on engaging citizens in volunteer service. Typically held in October, the conference annually attracts between 250 and 300 volunteer managers.