Location: The Energy Coalition, Irvine, San Diego, and Oakland, California
Additional Pay: $10,000 bonus upon program completion
Benefits: Health care coverage (w/ dental & vision), Education Award, assistance with student loan deferments,child care allowance, CalFresh, professional development budget ($100), industry networking, industry networking.
To apply to Climate Corps or learn more, visit our website: http://www.climatecorps.org/fellow
About The Energy Coalition (TEC)
The Energy Coalition(or TEC, pronounced “tech”) is a nonprofit organization with over 45 years of experience designing and implementing strategies that transform energy use and inspire people to take responsible energy actions. TEC works closely with K-12 school districts, local governments, special districts, and other public entities to develop energy efficiency strategies and projects that support statewide energy goals. TEC has employed AmeriCorps fellows to support resource saving programs, supporting educators in program implementation, and building capacity in reaching underserved populations.
OVERVIEW & IMPACT
Energy is Everything program - The Fellow will focus on expanding core energy, climate, and environmental programs by supporting statewide education, training, and workforce development initiatives offered through TEC with particular emphasis on expansion and development related to at-risk, formal, and informal service populations. The Fellow will support building partnerships with disadvantaged communities and populations throughout California.
Additionally, the Fellow will support in-class and field-based activities through direct student education, community activities, and the development of new materials and offerings. The Fellow will support engagement via TEC’s platforms and the development of engaging content for online education, training, and engagement through live webinars, video recordings, and more.
Jr. Energy Manager Certification Program
Lead student enrollment efforts
Engage the educators and secure enrollment
Engage educators and enroll in the campaign
Weekly check-ins and
Plan, prepare, and present events (frequency varies). Weekend and evening events are required and based on educator and partner requests
Equity reports (as assigned ~20 hours/report)
Compile demographic data on communities of interest
Identify key contacts, existing organizations and resources
Collect, quality check, process, and analyze data
Program data reporting
Collect, compile, and analyze survey responses
My Future Energy Career/EV Network
Research, outreach, and engage with potential professionals/EV owners
Schedule time to interview
Act as a ‘director’ during interview filming (if the interviewee is not filming themselves)
Submit video footage for review and additional edits
Once approved post video to YouTube channel
Follow up with the interviewee
Recruit, train, and manage Field Educators
Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, engineering, or relevant field;
Experience or interest in working with public agencies;
Experience conducting presentations (in-person or by webinar) to diverse audiences
Comfortable working with external industry partners via phone, email and in-person;
Ability to quickly learn and understand fundamentals of building systems, building energy performance, energy efficiency concepts, energy project financing terminology, best practices, and assessment/measurement;
Comfortable working with (and learning) databases and data entry, as well as analysis;
Experience with data analysis (i.e. utility bills), compute energy efficiency calculations using standard templates and methods;
Possess strong analytical skills demonstrated by the ability to capture and analyze data in a spreadsheet format;
Strong MS Excel skills; Experience with technology platforms including but not limited to: Google Suites, Slack, Salesforce, GIS, Python, Microsoft Suites is preferred;
Excellent organizational and time management skills; Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks; Ability to complete assignments in a thorough, accurate and timely manner; Attention to detail and follow-through in tasks that meet contract deliverables;
Proficient in English (verbal and written)
FELLOWSHIP EXPERIENCE AT THE ENERGY COALITION
Opportunities to travel to and work in TEC’s statewide offices (reimbursable), including Irvine, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Oakland.
Support statewide activities and attend various TEC training and team-building functions that may require travel throughout the cycle.
Professional skill-building activities
Creating or expanding their professional network
Teaching TK-12 students about sustainability, conservation, and energy efficiency topics
Work in a collaborative and professional environment
Gain skills in partnership building and outreach Interact with professionals in various high-demand energy careers
Travel between TEC’s offices
CLIMATE CORPS AMERICORPS QUALIFICATIONS
AmeriCorps fellows must:
Be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents
Have a high school diploma/GED
Be 17 years old or older
Pass state criminal and FBI background checks, and a national check in the Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Registry
Test negatively for tuberculosis if working with minors
Be vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to weekly testing
Live in the state of California
HOW TO APPLY
To become a Fellow, please submit an online application and resume here: https://www.climatecorps.org/fellow.html
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until placements are filled. We encourage submitting applications as soon as possible. Upon review, qualifying applicants will be contacted for an initial screening interview.
Climate Corps AmeriCorps
AmeriCorps is a national service commitment that meets a community’s critical needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment. Climate Corps AmeriCorps partners with local government, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations to provide full-time service opportunities in the Bay Area, Southern California, and the Central Valley to support communities’ critical needs for building climate resilience. Climate Corps AmeriCorps Fellows dedicate 1,700 hours of service in exchange for leadership and career development, and a living stipend supported by an AmeriCorps grant. Climate Corps AmeriCorps is an exciting opportunity for service-minded individuals who are passionate about building climate resilience for communities. For more information, please visit www.americorps.gov or www.climatecorps.org.
SEI requires employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
SEI is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion, and equity. We believe that a wide array of perspectives contributes to creative climate solutions where all communities thrive. We strive to reflect diverse communities, especially those most impacted by climate change and other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustices. Persons of color, persons with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply. A commitment to work and learn within an anti-oppression framework is required. https://www.seiinc.org/dei.html
BACR employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit weekly COVID-19 test results. BACR covers the cost of testing and associated travel expenses.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement
Bay Area Community Resources, the administrator of Climate Corps AmeriCorps, is an equal opportunity employer. We cultivate an environment that encourages fairness, teamwork, and respect among all employees and National Service members. We are firmly committed to maintaining an atmosphere in which people of diverse backgrounds and lifestyles may grow personally and professionally. Therefore, we enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, religion or religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local laws or ordinances. Our management is dedicated to ensuring the fulfillment of this equal opportunity policy with respect to hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, recruitment advertising, pay, and other forms of compensation, training, and general treatment during employment.
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