Waldo Community Action Partners is growing! We have open positions for a variety of skill and experience levels. Please join us at the Wentworth Event Center at 139 Searsport Avenue in Belfast from 10am-2pm on July 29th to learn how you can join our team! WCAP offers a generous benefits package including 18 days of paid time off and 12 paid holidays per year, excellent medical benefits, agency-provided life insurance, short and long term disability insurance, and a 403(b) retirement plan with generous employer match. Please call HR at 338-6809 or email email@example.com to learn more.
Are you affected by recent changes to unemployment law? WCAP is a Back-to-Work partner and we're hiring! The Maine Department of Labor's Back-to-Work initiative supports a $1,500 payment for eligible workers who start jobs June 15-30 or $1,000 for those who start in July. We currently have positions across all skill levels in Transit, Early Childhood, Energy Services, and Development. Check out the details on our openings page or give HR Director Katie Bagley a call at 338-6809 to see where you might be a good fit. We're hiring fast, and you could receive a sign-on incentive of up to $1500!
Volunteers are needed to support the Summer Food Service Program in locations around Waldo County! Summer is a tough time for families who rely on free and reduced lunch. Kids' nutrition may sharply change when school is out and the financial challenge for families is significant. To combat child hunger this summer, Waldo Community Action Partners is partnering with the USDA and the Maine Department of Education to distribute fresh nutritious meals and snacks at six locations around Waldo County. We work with private and public site partners to make sure we are serving food in locations that are easy [...]
City of Belfast Looks to Secure Additional Funding to Support Development of Affordable Housing at 115 Congress StreetKelly Carey2021-05-06T17:07:01-04:00
The City of Belfast is currently working to secure a grant from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Housing Assistance Program on behalf of Developers Collaborative, a developer that is planning to construct new affordable housing at the site of City of Belfast’s former public works facility at 115 Congress Street. This program can award grants of up to $500,000 that can be used for the rehabilitation of occupied or vacant multi-family housing units and for the conversion of non-residential structures to multi-family housing, but which also can be used for paying for soft (non-construction) costs related to the construction of [...]
Friday, July 24, 2020 Waldo County Technical Center 1022 Waterville Road, Waldo (REAR OF BUILDING IN CAFÉ) 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Individuals will be allowed to “shop” for items needed. Only 3 individuals at a time will be allowed to shop and a face covering is required. If you are uncomfortable entering the building we will have pre-packed boxes available for no-contact distribution, or you may request a staff member shop for you. Items available will include: A variety of fresh produce, assorted frozen meats, shelf-stable milk, and cheddar cheese. As well as a variety of canned and dry goods [...]
WCAP will again be distributing Disaster Relief Food at the Waldo County Technical Center, 1022 Waterville Road, Waldo, on Tuesday, June 16th from 2 PM - 4:30 PM. The distribution will consist mainly of pre-packed disaster relief food boxes and some produce. This distribution is for all Early Childhood Program families, as well as the general public. Please follow traffic signs, there will be a one-way traffic pattern around the building. This is a no-contact drive-through food pantry. Please do not exit your vehicle. The requested product will be placed in your trunk or back seat.
WCAP’s Early Childhood Program’s Nutrition Coordinator has compiled an updated list of the food pantries/cupboards in Waldo County for those seeking assistance during these unprecedented times. Below you will find each food pantry/cupboard's address, contact information and hours of operation. If you have friends or family that do not live in Waldo County and are in need of food, please direct them to this link provided by Good Shepard Food Bank that shows all of the food pantries/cupboards in Maine. www.gsfb.org/covid-19-partner-agency-updates/ Waldo County Food Pantries/Cupboards: Greater Bay Area Ministerial Food Cupboard 23 Mill Lane, Belfast (207) 834-5815, Jim Kelly [...]