Climate Corps Coordinator: September 2023

Major Projects:
We officially launched the Maine Climate Corps Network. Five programs have enrolled, with 2 programs pending. The first launch meeting was held in September with programs sharing their desires for the group and topics they would like to discuss. 
Visited Maine Climate Corps grantee for site visit and reviewed materials submitted for monitoring. 
Explored federal funding opportunities to support Maine Climate Corps. 
Met with expert in evaluation to plan training for Climate Corps Oversight Task Force. 
Ongoing planning and outreach for Fall events
Submitted AmeriCorps State Competitive RFA to procurement and published. 
Booked State Capitol space for 2024 events. 
Met with contacts in local government, state government, federal government, Maine organizations, and national service programs. 
Worked on content for volunteer management micro credential. 
Attended ASC Climate Corps workgroup.
Attended staff meetings and trainings.
Supported Climate Corps Task Force meeting. 
Met with potential applicants for AmeriCorps grants and conducted outreach.
Upcoming Project Focus:
Host events for international visitor, Parks Director, attending Maine Volunteer Leadership Conference
Plan for potential Federal funding opportunities for climate corps. 
Continuing to meet and have calls with representatives of Maine organizations, national service, state government, etc. 
Develop materials for Volunteer Management Microcredential course. 
Develop resources for Maine Climate Corps Network
Run AmeriCorps Grant Competition 
Published Fall Climate Corps E-News