Maine Campus Compact AmeriCorps Energy Efficiency Coordinator - Unity College
August 4, 2018
Location: Unity, ME Category: Administrative Posted On: Wed Jun 27 2018 Job Description:
The responsibilities for this position are divided into two parts: Community Priorities and Campus Priorities.
Work with Quarter Time Member to develop a Community Advisory Board.
Plan, Promote and Oversee 2 Community Energy Education Events.
Recruit volunteers, community members, and energy efficiency organizations
Recruit participants from the community including economically disadvantaged households
Plan, promote, and oversee 2 Window Insulating Insert Build Events and Installation into Homes
Recruit households, volunteers, and community organizations to participate in Window Builds
Organize a potluck meal and other community-building necessities for successful events
Coordinate the window installations with participating households
Conduct 2-3 home visits for participating households
Plan, promote, and oversee Community Green Certification Audits
Conduct home Audits and assist with paperwork for other qualifying energy incentive programs
Organize 2 Green Jobs community forums
Recruit presenters and participants
Develop Maine Energy Efficiency Guidebook and other resource materials
Plan and oversee campus Energy Education Events to raise awareness about energy efficiency and cost savings for the institution and for students living on and off campus
Recruit student participants
Recruit energy efficiency organizations to help with education events
Organize and lead events
Plan and oversee campus Green Certification Audits to create behavioral change around energy efficiency
Conduct campus Audits
Recruit student volunteers for MPES community events
Develop other projects around energy efficiency on campus as needed
Act as a liaison between Quarter Time & Minimum Time Members and site supervisor
Applicant's must be at least 17 and a US citizen
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Well-developed organizational abilities
Strong team member and leadership skills
Knowledge/experience with community engagement, partnership building, and volunteer recruitment
Motivated, independent worker
Valid driver's license and car
Prior work with community partners and/or college students
Experience in environmental stewardship or energy efficiency initiatives
Strong interpersonal skills and comfortable speaking in public
Volunteer management and event planning experience
Event planning experience
Please note that all Members must satisfy the National Service Criminal History Check eligibility criteria.
This is a full-time, year-long temporary position that comes with a very modest stipend and an education credit. This position does not offer housing or meal plans like some AmeriCorps positions do. The full-time position will start on August 15th, 2018 and will have a dedicated office space at the Unity College: Flagship campus in Unity, Maine.
Internal Number: 99429
About Unity College
Unity College, a private college in rural Maine, provides dedicated, engaged students with a liberal arts education emphasizing the environment, natural resources, and the emerging framework of sustainability science. A common interest in developing sustainable solutions to environmental problems unites our students, staff, and faculty. Recently named to the top 30 of the Washington Monthly college rankings and Princeton Review’s Green Rating Honor Roll, Unity is rapidly becoming recognized as a national leader in sustainability science. Unity College has just finalized its five-year strategic plan designed to transform Unity College into the “A National Beacon” for Sustainability Science, with Distance Programming as a critical objective.Unity College is an Equal Opportunity Employer; applicants from under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.Unity College seeks to attract employees who share a commitment to the environment and to human diversity, and who have an interest in helping students develop an understanding of the richness and complexity of individuals and society.
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