Heart of Ellsworth promotes artistic, cultural, economic, educational, environmental and historical activities in the "downtown" area to promote a vibrant community for all.


 The Heart of Ellsworth is a volunteer-driven organization. There are a variety of ways you can help bolster your downtown by volunteering.

We work hard to match you with a volunteer opportunity that suits your skills, interests, and availability. See below for a description of the volunteer opportunities.

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Event Volunteer

Commitment level: Low (a few hours minimum)

Expectations:  Show up on day of event/project prepared to do the amount of work/time that you signed up for.  The types of “workers” vary from event to event so be sure to inquire about specific opportunities prior to signing up.  However, if you are a willing and able to do any kind of job, that is great!


Board Member

Commitment level: High, long-term (3 year minimum) 

Expectations: Attend one meeting a month, actively promote and advocate for the organization and its efforts.  Understand how Heart of Ellsworth can better the community.  Make an annual donation to the organization. Solicit donations from business connections, friends and families. Think creatively and actively about the strategic plan of the organization, and provide input to group discussion regarding the future of the organization and our city as it builds and forms partnerships with other entities.  Devote 5 hours per month outside of meetings to volunteer work for the organization.

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Don’t Have Time?

There are other ways you can be part of the important work  Heart of Ellsworth is doing in your community: 

Stay in touch, sign up for our mailing list

Send us an email with your ideas, ensuring your voice is heard

Donate supporting our efforts in your community

Attend Heart of Ellsworth events

Follow us on social media, share our posts



Please fill out the form below. We will have the best board or staff person connect with you, matching you up with a great volunteer opportunity!


Name *
Phone *
Areas of Volunteer Interest *
Check all that apply
Example: carpentry, photography, computer skills
One can be family member, but not both. Please include: name, relationship, phone, email.