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VHCB - Community Energy Coordinator
 
 
 
The Vermont Natural Resources Council is an independent, nonprofit (501.c.3) founded in 1963. VNRC’s mission is 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. VNRC is also the coordinator of the Vermont Energy and Climate Action Network (VECAN), which is an umbrella network of partner organizations and approximately 125 all-volunteer community energy committees across Vermont. VECAN’s core mission is to start and strengthen energy committees and support their efforts to decrease energy consumption, transition to renewable resources, foster diverse transportation choices and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The primary goal of this position is to help start and strengthen town energy committees. Specifically, this position largely focuses on building the capacity of energy committees and supporting their education, communication and project implementation efforts around weatherization, efficiency, conservation, renewable energy projects, transportation innovation and more. This includes an important focus on helping these groups better serve and engage low income Vermonters, helping more vulnerable Vermonters reduce their heating, electricity and transportation costs.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : Support VT’s existing town energy committees through technical assistance, networking & capacity building. Help identify and catalyze new energy committees in communities across the state currently without one. Help to start the planning for and promote the 7th annual Button Up VT/Weatherize initiative. Organize regional energy network gatherings & other info-sharing & networking opportunities. Help VECAN partners & UVM Ext begin to organize VECAN’s 12th Annual Community Energy Conference. Maintain VECAN’s online resources, including website & newsletters. Participate in an Independent Service Project under the guidance of VHCB AmeriCorps. Participate in VHCB AmeriCorps Trainings, Service Days, Events, & Program Initiatives. Engage in professional & personal development activities & networking opportunities.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Environment ,  Leadership ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
VHCB - Community Energy Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
04/01/2019  -   09/13/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  02/06/2019  To  04/01/2019 

Contact Johanna Miller
9 Bailey Ave
Montpelier   VT   05602
802-223-2328
https://vhcb.org/our-programs/
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 86062


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