Volunteer in Virginia

Solar volunteers spread the word about solar in their community.

Grow solar in your community by volunteering with Solar United Neighbors! From sharing your solar story to spreading the word about solar locally, there are many ways to contribute.

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Volunteer shoutouts

Huge shout out to volunteer, Janice Moore, who hosted our Solar Celebration in Middle Peninsula in September – a co-op party for the Middle Peninsula Co-op and solar open house for new Three Rivers co-op members!

Current volunteer opportunities

Emily at a Solar Congress Welcome Table

Attendees sign in to the Virginia Solar Congress.

Sign up for any of these opportunities, by emailing: getinvolved@solarunitedneighbors.org

Volunteer at the Virginia Solar Congress

Solar United Neighbors seeks volunteer support at our upcoming Virginia Solar Congress in Harrisonburg on October 14th. We need help with photography & videography, event set up, staffing our sign in table, and clean up at the end of the event.

Volunteer photographers and videographers 

Videographer Volunteer

Documenting solar events helps spread the word about solar.

Solar United Neighbors seeks individuals who: have photography or videography experience, and who possess their own high-resolution camera to take footage of events and/or co-op members with their solar systems. Location and time commitment is flexible.

Solar outreach ambassadors

SUN Tabling Volunteer

Autumn shows off a solar information display table.

Solar United Neighbors seeks individuals across the state who are interested in growing the Solar United Neighbors network and encouraging members of their community to consider going solar by:

  • Staffing a Solar United Neighbors informational table at a farmers market or event in your community
  • Distributing flyers in areas with open solar co-ops
  • Posting on social media and local community listservs

Solar Homeowner storytellers
Solar Homeowner Story Teller Family

Did you go solar? If so, we want to hear your story! We are always looking for co-op members and homeowners who we’ve helped go solar to send us photos of their families with their solar systems, write testimonials about their experience going solar, and record themselves talking about their experience going solar on video.

Solar Open House hosts

Solar Open House HostsShare your experience going solar by hosting a solar open house for interested homeowners in your community to learn more about going solar.

We are currently seeking open house hosts in the following areas: Arlington, Alexandria, Middle Peninsula, and Loudoun, Fauquier, Clarke, Warren, Frederick and Rappahannock Counties.

Solar activistsSolar Advocates testify in Washington, DC.

We often are working to protect and expand solar rights. We need folks who can testify, write letters to the newspaper, organize meetings, and track the issues and write about them. To get started, declare your solar rights in Virginia and sign up for our newsletter to stay informed about important campaigns to advance solar rights.

Sign up for any of these opportunities, by emailing: getinvolved@solarunitedneighbors.org

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