Climate Corps Coordinator: August 2023

Major Projects:
Recruit participants for Maine Climate Corps Network. 
Supported Climate Corps grantee with launch of program
Collaborated with state staff on Letter of Interest for IRA grant that could fund approximately 13 Maine Climate Corps/Maine Service Fellows, per year for 5 years, with focus on climate resiliency. 
Met with expert in evaluation to plan training for Climate Corps Oversight Task Force. 
Presented to Building Performance Association Maine lunch and learn. 
Presented to Maine Public Health Association Climate and Health Systems workgroup
Planning for Fall events
Draft new AmeriCorps State Competitive RFA

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.
Reviewed mid-year report and financial report for Climate Corps grantee. 
Upcoming Project Focus:
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. 
Launch Maine Climate Corps Network
Support new grantee on Climate Corps program launch, conduct mid-year monitoring. 
Plan for Volunteer Leadership Conference and Volunteer Program Launch
Run AmeriCorps Grant Competition