Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why would I want to join Merrymeeting Community Shares?

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2. What are ‘Shares‘?

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3. What’s the difference between time banking and volunteering?

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4. What is the difference between time banking and bartering?

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5. Do I have to live in Bath or Brunswick to join Merrymeeting Community Shares?

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6. Does a share have a monetary value?

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7. Are shares taxable?

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8. Are shares transferable?

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9. Can I do a service that I am not listed as offering?

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10. If I need urgent help can I call MCS?

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11. Are there services MCS cannot provide?

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12. Can a member earn shares by doing volunteer work in the community?

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13. Can an organization or agency become a member?

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14. Why does MCS need donations if it is a non-profit?

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15. What about liability?

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16. Are you concerned about safety?

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17. Does MCS give talks and presentations to community groups?

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If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to Email Us. You may also send your question via our Contact Page.