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Community Energy Coordinator, VHCB/Natural Resources Council
Help Vermont communities partner with the State of Vermont in meeting its 90 by 2050 total renewable energy goal by helping to support and expand the network of all-volunteer town energy committees. In this role, you will have unparalleled opportunities to serve Vermont communities – collaborating with many diverse partners – and help these municipalities identify and advance their energy-saving, renewable energy priorities. This position requires a passion for community service, as well as a sincere interest in supporting a diversity of communities in meeting their efficiency and renewable energy goals, with a core focus on serving low income and vulnerable Vermonters. The Vermont Natural Resources Council is an environmental education, and research organization founded in 1963 to advance programs and practices that support and strengthen the foundation upon which Vermont’s economy thrives — a healthy environment. VNRC has four program areas — Water, Forests and Biodiversity, Sustainable Communities and Energy and Climate. This position is to be performed primarily indoors in an office setting or in meeting spaces. It will also include occasional events, participating in meetings and public engagement opportunities outside of the office. This will include travel outside of the City of Montpelier, where the office/position is primarily based. The hours are occasionally irregular, with required night meetings or weekend events. Primarily, however, the position is M-F, with service occurring during more traditional office hours. Position begins September 9th, 2019 and ends August 14th, 2020. This position is Full Time: Requires 1,700 hours for an average of 40 hours per week for 48 weeks. Member will receive a living allowance of $20,400 (pre-tax), and an education award of $6,095 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training and networking opportunities.
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Member Duties : • Support Vermont’s existing town energy committees through technical assistance, networking and capacity building. • The ACM will help identify and catalyze new energy committees in communities across the state currently without one. • Help to organize and promote the 7th annual Button Up Vermont/Weatherize initiative • Organize regional energy network gatherings and other information-sharing and networking opportunities • Help VECAN partners and UVM Extension organize and host VECAN’s 12th Annual Community Energy Conference. See full position description at:
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Communications ,  Environment ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization . 
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Community Energy Coordinator, VHCB/Natural Resources Council

Program Start/End Date
09/09/2019  -   08/14/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  06/06/2019  To  07/15/2019 

Contact Johanna Miller
9 Bailey Ave
Montpelier   VT   05602

Listing ID 86062