Front Desk Volunteer
Volunteer Front Desk/Greeters
Bangor Area Recovery Network
Volunteer Position Title: Front Desk/Greeters
Organization: Bangor Area Recovery Network (BARN), Brewer, Maine
Organization Details: The Bangor Area Recovery Network (BARN) is a peer-run and oriented
recovery center, located in Brewer, Maine. BARN views recovery as a process of change
through which an individual achieves improved health, wellness and quality of life. Recovery is
a process of transformation in which we seek to overcome the harmful effects of a disease or
debilitating condition and pursue a better life. The BARN works with the community to meet its
goals. All are welcome.
Position Description: Front desk volunteers keep the BARN running smoothly by keeping it
clean, responding to patrons’ needs, and upholding the mission of the BARN. Front desk
volunteers also provide peer support to anyone who enters the BARN in need, whether they
are a long-time patron or visiting for the first time.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Greet anyone who walks into the BARN
Provide peer support and information to all patrons as needed
Answer the phone and record and deliver messages
Write receipts for rent and other payments
Sell concessions, handle money, and accurately keep an updated total of the cash box
Maintain the cleanliness of the BARN: clean bathrooms, vacuum carpets, sweep and
Mop tile, wipe down tables before and between meetings, and other tasks as needed
Make and sell coffee
Training Requirements: Front desk volunteers must attend an orientation provided by the
Volunteer Coordinator, followed by x training shifts with an experienced front desk volunteer.
Other requirements: Attend monthly volunteer meetings held by the Volunteer Coordinator.
Maintain sobriety on and off the job.
Length of Commitment: Minimum of 6 months
Time Involvement: Minimum of 3 hours per week
Location: Bangor Area Recovery Network (BARN) 142 Center St. Brewer, Maine 04412
Contact/Supervisor: BARN Volunteer Coordinator
For more information or to sign up as a volunteer, contact: Visit or call The BARN at (207) 561-
9444 to receive an application. The front desk volunteer on duty will be able to answer any
questions you may have.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Bangor Area Recovery Network
142 Center St., Brewer, ME 04412, US
To provide peer-based services, education, outreach, and advocacy. We offer a safe haven for those seeking recovery, their loved ones, and our community.
Join a community that embraces all recovery pathways and continues to make strides in smashing stigma. You are not alone and providing you with relationships, connections, and resources will nourish and enrich your recovery potential that is why we do our best to uphold these four core beliefs:
- Recovery is a process that's unique to every person.
- There are many different paths to recovery and no "one size fits all."
- There is no reason to feel ashamed for seeking support.
- A supportive community is vital to a successful recovery.
142 Center St.Brewer, ME 04412
October 20, 2021
- Life Coaching
- People Skills
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- One shift is 4 hours and is either: 10am to 2pm, 2pm to 5pm, 5pm to 830pm
- No other requirements.