Available Positions:

  • Accounting Intern
  • Business Administration Intern


JOB TITLE:  Accounting Intern  
REPORTS TO: Accounting Clerk & Contract CFO
TIME FRAME: 10-20 hours per week. Schedule is flexible.


  • Accounts Payable bill posting. 
  • Issuing checks, and/or assembling vendor bills to checks for signature. 
  • Processing and importing batch AP vendor transactions (Designations/Allocations) into QuickBooks 
  • Bank reconciliation or electronic bank feeds reconciliation. 
  • Setup excel spreadsheets (as needed) and if the intern has exceptional excel skills refining some of our existing tools. 
  • Filing and opening mail. 
  • Posting adjusting journal entries. 
  • Understanding the pledge process – Andar as an external subsidiary ledger and the relationship to Quick Books. 
  • Work on special projects and assignments as needed. 
  • Support planning and implementation of HoMEUW events as needed. 


  • Supervision and evaluation to support course credit as needed. 
  • Broad based experience in a fast paced Health and Human Service organization. 
  • Develop relationships and connections to benefit future employment. 
  • Reference upon successful completion of service. 
  • Mileage reimbursement available for work related travel. 
  • A $500 stipend may be awarded at the end of each semester of the internship for outstanding work.

SPECIFIC SKILLS: The successful candidate will be proficient with Quick Books as well as Microsoft Office. Candidate must have a strong oral and written communication skills and excellent attention to detail. Be positive, friendly, self-motivated, and have an ability to work successfully in a team environment. 


JOB TITLE:  Business Administration Intern 

REPORTS TODirector IT & Operations 

GENERAL SUMMARY:   The Business Administration Intern supports general office functions and will provide administrative and office support for a team of 10 staff.  This individual will present a professional and positive first impression of Heart of Maine United Way to those calling or visiting our offices.  Responsibilities include administrative tasks and/or special projects, to include outreach, that support all of HoMEUW’s functions, our various programs, executive staff, and department managers.   

TIME FRAME: 10-20 hours per week. Preferred afternoons, but flexible.  


  • Provide lead and/or back up receptionist support to include greeting visitors in person or by telephone and to connect those with the appropriate staff person or services that will best serve their needs in a friendly, professional manner.  
  • Provide office support functions including scanning, filing, copying, data entry, and office equipment maintenance.  
  • Assisting in executing mailings, to include review of lists for duplicates, mail merging, printing, and preparing for mailing.  
  • Assisting Resource Development with data entry related to pledge packet processing and creating or updating accounts while maintaining strict standards for donor data integrity.  
  • Provide support for Resource Development efforts; prospect research, event coordination, etc.  
  • Assisting Community Impact with the VolunteerME online platform and volunteerism efforts, food and supply drives, and other projects as assigned.  
  • Maintaining HoMEUW’s web calendar of events and support Marketing in social media.  
  • Supporting general office needs such as organization and monitoring of office supplies, light cleaning duty as needed. 


  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word/Excel/Outlook) 
  • Proper telephone etiquette 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  
  • Detail oriented  
  • Strong organizational skills  
  • Independent problem solving skills 
  • Internet and research skills 
  • Positive, friendly attitude  
  • Comfort and/or willingness to familiarize oneself with office equipment such as copiers, postage meters, and a complex phone system 


  • Supervision and evaluation to support course credit as needed.
  • Broad based experience in a fast paced Health and Human Service organization.
  • Develop relationships and connections to benefit future employment.
  • Reference upon successful completion of service.
  • Mileage reimbursement available for work related travel.
  • $500 stipend will be awarded at the end of each semester for outstanding work.


TO APPLY FOR ANY OF OUR OPEN POSITIONS PLEASE EMAIL YOUR RESUME AND A COVER LETTER TO HR@HOMEUNITEDWAY.ORG and specify which position you’re applying for in the subject line.


About our Team

At Heart of Maine United Way (HoMEUW) we imagine a community where no one struggles to meet their basic needs.  Where ALL people are fed, housed and stable. Everyone is safe.  Treatment and recovery is accessible to all; without stigma.  All parents/caregivers can enroll their children in high quality care settings.  Our youth are engaged and resilient.  Most importantly we are leading the charge toward this vision TOGETHER, as a community.   Are you in?

Our staff team is “all in” to further Heart of Maine United Way’s mission and increase our investment in activities that support the three Opportunity 2028 Bold Goals, a ten-year community change initiative set by the community and led by Heart of Maine United Way:

  1. Meet basic needs and promote self-sufficiency for all
  2. Prevent, treat, and support recovery from Substance Use Disorder
  3. Ensure all children have quality early learning experiences

To support the great work of our employees, we offer a competitive salary and a robust benefits package including health and dental insurance, a 403 (b) plan, life insurance, vacation and holiday pay, and paid sick time off.

Additionally, Heart of Maine United Way offers:

  • A true team atmosphere full of hard workers that know how to have fun
  • A culture of continuous improvement, innovation and creativity
  • Regular opportunities for professional development
  • Wellness benefit
  • Personal and floating holidays
  • Paid time to volunteer
  • A great team of top-notch professionals that share your passion for strengthening our community

Diversity and inclusion are vital to achieving our mission, living our values and advancing the common good. We seek to promote these core values as an employer and in the communities in which we work. HoMEUW fosters and promotes an inclusive environment that leverages the unique contributes of diverse individuals and organizations in all aspects of our work. We are dedicated to building a diverse staff with expertise and interest in serving our communities, and encourage persons of all types of diversity to apply.


The Heart of Maine United Way is an equal opportunity employer.