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Administrative Staff Reports

March 8, 2012

February 2012 Program Officer, Volunteer Sector Initiatives

 

Submitted by Pam Zeutenhorst

 

VOLUNTEER GENERATION FUND

Coordinated quarterly in person technical assistances meeting for grantees in Augusta.

 

Attended panel discussion hosted by United Way of Franklin County on inclusion of people with disabilities in employment and volunteerism.

 

Processed continuation (Year 2) contracts for Friends in Action Community Connection and United Way of Androscoggin County.

 

Worked with Training/VISTA Coordinator to identify monthly webinar series topics and potential presenters for the year.

 

Provided oversight and responded to requests in counties without a regional administrator for Volunteer Solutions (Volunteer management technology on VolunteerMaine.org.)

 

Provided technical assistance grantees as needed.

 

 

GOVERNOR’S AWARDS FOR SERVICE & VOLUNTEERISM

Coordinated Planning Committee teleconferences.

 

Conducted follow-up on tasks assigned.

 

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Participated in MCCS and SPO staff meetings.

 

Participated in National & Community Service Council meeting.

 

Participated in National Service Day at the Capitol.

 

Participated in Donations Coordination Team meeting at Maine Emergency Management Agency.

 

Attended Federal Emergency Management Agency training in Essex, VT on Management of Spontaneous Volunteers in Disasters.

Met with representatives from Vermont's State Service Commission regarding Maine Commission’s role in disasters.

 

Participated in Homeland Security webinar on Citizen Corps Program Grant & Effective Funding Practices.

 

Met with United Way of Kennebec Valley and outlined responsibilities regarding Maine Disaster Relief Fund to report to Donations Coordination Team.

 

Presented at monthly Emergency Management Agency County Director’s meeting with representative from National Civilian Community Corps.