Vermont Natural Resources Council
VHCB AmeriCorps Community Energy Coordinator | Contract
Help communities across Vermont play a locally-led, leadership role in meeting the state’s comprehensive energy and climate targets, primarily by helping to support and expand the network of all-volunteer town energy committees. In this role, you will have unparalleled opportunities to serve Vermonters – collaborating with diverse partners – to help communities identify and advance their energy-saving, renewable energy, transportation-transformation priorities. This position requires a passion for service, as well as a sincere interest in helping to cultivate and support individual and community leadership in helping Vermont transition to a resilient, equitable clean energy economy. This position requires a deep focus on centering the needs and interests of low income and vulnerable Vermonters.
This position is part of the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board AmeriCorps (VHCB AmeriCorps). The VHCB AmeriCorps program supports the innovative dual-goal approach to creating stable affordable housing opportunities for Vermont residents while preserving the natural and working landscape. VHCB AmeriCorps is a national service program that places members with non-profit housing or land and energy conservation organizations around the state.
Position begins September 7th, 2022 and ends August 11th, 2023
This position is Full Time: Requires 1,720 hours for an average of 40 hours per week for 48 weeks. Member will receive a living allowance of $22,950 (pre-tax), and an education award of $6,495 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service.
Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training and networking opportunities.
Deadline: June 27, 2022 12:00 am
Application deadline: June 27, 2022. Early applications appreciated!