Climate Corps Coordinator: March 2023

Major Projects:

  • Met with staff lead for new DCP Climate Corps Program
  • Met with contacts in local government, state government, federal government, Maine organizations, and national service programs. 
  • Met with potential applicants for AmeriCorps grants and conducted outreach.
  • Presented at and attended the Corps Network Conference in DC. 
  • Researched and connected partners with federal funding opportunities
  • Ongoing:
  • Attended staff meetings and trainings.
  • Attended ASC Climate Corps workgroup.
  • Participated in Micro-credential Volunteer Management development meetings. 
  • Supported Climate Corps Task Force meeting. 

Upcoming Project Focus:

  • Present at New England Youth Identity Summit
  • 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. 
  • Visited Aroostook County to meet with potential partners
  • Present at Maine Water and Sustainability Conference
  • Develop funding proposal for climate related Maine Service Fellows
  • Develop partnership and funding proposal for community forestry focused Youth Conservation Corps
  • Present at Lunch and Learn for Maine Conservation Voters