Volunteer Orientation and Training

Welcome to your new role with Southern Maine Agency on Aging.

Our volunteer orientation consists of five parts:
A volunteer welcome packet
Our orientation video
Our online training

A volunteer quiz

Dementia Awareness Training

Volunteer Welcome Packet
You will receive your Volunteer Welcome Packet in the mail or in person after you have:
Completed a volunteer enrollment form
Interviewed with SMAA Volunteer Services
Provided references

Interviewed with your volunteer position supervisor

Passed a criminal background check

Volunteer Orientation Video

Volunteer Training
Please view our online presentation that will help educate volunteers about SMAA programs and services. The recommended format for viewing is the PowerPoint presentation. If you are unable to access the PowerPoint Presentation, please use the PDF version.

Volunteer Training (PowerPoint Version)
Volunteer Training (PDF Version)

Volunteer Quiz
Please click on the link below to take this brief volunteer quiz and test your knowledge of SMAA programs and services.
Volunteer Quiz

Dementia Awareness Training
As part of our goal of improving dementia awareness and increase capabilities for our volunteers, volunteers must complete the "Dementia Basics Training" as part of their volunteer role.

Please click on this link to begin the "Dementia Basics" Training

When you have finished this training, please complete the post-training survey at the link below:

Dementia Assessment Training Post-Survey