Program Officer for Volunteer Initiatives: February 2022

Major Projects Underway:

  • Governor Service Awards and Roll of Honor are open -- close March 10
  • Waiting for FEMA to release a CERT handbook to support new CERT programs -- Kelsey meeting with other commissions to learn how they support and CERTs. 
  • Spring CMV course underway -- Bryan and Kelsey to rerecord the orientation this summer. 
  • Global Youth Service Day is in April. Grants are available for projects. 
  • Staff is applying for the Community Foundation's Community building grant to support the Maine Volunteer Managers Network. Grants are up to $10K
  • We were successful in getting the Micro-credentialing grant, $10K, that will allow us to get develop beginning level of volunteer management. An advisory committee has been established 

Upcoming Project Focus:

  • Service Enterprise cohort for the spring.


  • E&E Task Force -- meetings switched
  • Maine Volunteer Mangers Network: Always looking for speakers if you have suggestions.