We are looking for an Engagement Specialist to provide integral support to our state programs and program directors by coordinating local engagement activities. Engagement at Solar United Neighbors includes volunteer opportunities, solar open houses, solar celebrations, national solar events, and more. You’ll report to the Director of Engagement and, along with another Engagement Specialist, collaborate with many different staff members, work on new engagement program initiatives, and serve as the primary engagement program point of contact for the program directors and field staff of your group of states. Learn more about the position and apply.
Maryland Program Director
We are looking for someone who will help Marylanders go solar, join together, and fight for their energy rights. The Program Director is responsible for strengthening the state’s community of solar supporters. This will be accomplished in several ways. You will conduct extensive on-the-ground communications, engagement, and policy programs. These projects are designed to help Maryland residents invest in and shape the state’s energy system. We believe in a distributed model of leadership. You will be tasked with training and empowering emerging solar leaders. Learn more about the position and apply.
Colorado Program Intern
We are seeking a Program Intern to provide support for the Colorado program. The intern will research potential partners and outreach channels for our solar co-ops, track community solar projects throughout the state, and work to identify local funding opportunities. The intern will be invited to attend local educational presentations and will learn about rooftop solar PV. Additional projects may include collecting solar stories, outreach to solar co-op participants, and tabling or other engagement opportunities. The intern must have strong research and data analysis skills, be comfortable working with Microsoft office, be able to multi-task, and be organized and detail oriented in their work. The intern should also be comfortable self-managing their efforts working on short and long-time projects and have an upbeat attitude with a willingness to work on various high priority projects as they arise. Strong written and verbal communication skills are a huge plus. The intern should have their own laptop computer to work on throughout the internship. Click here to learn more about the position and apply.
Arizona Solar Policy and Advocacy Internship
Solar United Neighbors seeks a Solar Policy and Advocacy Intern to provide support to the Arizona program. Projects will primarily focus on: • Developing solar policy materials to share with decision makers;
- Outreach to solar constituency groups including homeowners and businesses;
- Monitoring policy developments related to solar;
- Participating in advocacy trainings, and;
- Scheduling meetings with groups and officials.
- Additional tasks may include online and administrative support.