'Choose Service, Be The Change' AmeriCorps info session basics
- When: Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
- Registration deadline: Oct. 14, 2020
- Cost: Free
- Registration page: Click here
Maine AmeriCorps programs attending the info session: (list subject to change)
- AmeriCorps Resilience Corps (local government support and resilience) (Greater Portland, Maine region)
- LearningWorks Aim High AmeriCorps (elementary education) (Portland, Maine)
- Maine Conservation Corps (environmental stewardship) (various sites)
- Maine Energy AmeriCorps Program (environmental stewardship) (various sites)
- Maine RecoveryCorps AmeriCorps Program (recovery coaching) (various sites)
- Seeds of Hope AmeriCorps (addressing homelessness/food security) (Biddeford, Maine)
- Skowhegan AmeriCorps Outdoor Recreation Program (improving access to outdoor recreation) (Skowhegan, Maine)
Colleges and universities across the country acknowledge the value of service by joining the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program. In Maine, the University of New England School of Social Work is the only participating program. Additional institutions that participate in the Matching Program can be found on the AmeriCorps website -- click here.
AmeriCorps, a federal agency, brings people together to tackle the country’s most pressing challenges, through national service and volunteering. AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve with organizations dedicated to the improvement of communities. AmeriCorps helps make service to others a cornerstone of our national culture. Learn more at AmeriCorps.gov.
About Volunteer Maine
Volunteer Maine, the state service commission, builds capacity and sustainability in Maine's volunteer sector by funding service programs, developing volunteer managers and service-learning practitioners, raising awareness of the scope and the impact of the volunteer sector, and encouraging an ethic of service. On Oct. 16, 2019, the Maine Commission for Community Service adopted the public identity Volunteer Maine.
Bryan Roche, communications officer
Office: (207) 624-7836
Cell: (207) 446-3471