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Part-Time Green Schools Local Project Leader

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location California - America North
Town/City Southern, CA
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Part Time / Per Day
Level Mid Level
Deadline 15/02/2012
Company Name The Alliance to Save Energy
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Directory Entry : Environmental Jobs in the USA with...The Alliance to Save Energy began in response to a critical period in our nation’s energy history – decades later it continues its mission to create an energy-efficient world.
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The Alliance to Save Energy seeks a part-time, hourly Local Project Leader to implement the Green Schools Program in approximately 8-10 K-12 schools in the Corona-Norco Unified School District region.  Headquartered in Washington, DC, the nonprofit Alliance to Save Energy (www.ase.org) promotes energy efficiency worldwide to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment, and greater energy security. 

The Green Schools Program is a nationally recognized, comprehensive program for K-12 schools that uses energy-based lessons correlated to state standards to enhance project-based, real-world learning, encourage energy-conserving habits, save school districts money on energy costs, and expose students to green careers. 

The Local Project Leader will work closely with a core school team of teachers, administrators, custodians, and students to integrate energy efficiency into their classroom learning, carry out energy-savings projects at school, and take the energy-efficiency message home and into the community.   

Minimum Requirements:

Candidates must have excellent organizational skills and meeting facilitation experience, as well as strong written and oral communication skills.  The ideal candidate must be reliable and dependable, should be a self starter, and demonstrate the ability to work independently as well as closely with a team.    Candidates with a background in education, teaching, and knowledge of energy efficiency are a plus.  Candidates must have their own vehicle.  Mileage will be compensated based on the current federal mileage rate.  Applicants willing to commit to a minimum 1-2 year tenure will be given priority.

Specific Local Project Leaders duties include:

  • Work with Alliance staff to plan and coordinate Green Schools activities
    • Responsible for coordinating activities and meeting program deliverables at approximately 8-10 schools
    • Coordinate monthly in-person school visits with teams to provide additional resources and/or troubleshoot challenges
    • Train students and teams to use program resources, including a diagnostic tool kit and a guide with lesson plans and activities
    • Work with teams of teachers, administrators, custodians, and students to carry out their  energy savings plan
    • Assist teams in identifying energy saving opportunities at their school sites
  • Help coordinate and facilitate district-wide meetings
    • May/June: End-of-Year Celebration to reward students, teachers, custodians, and schools for their work during the school year
  • Obtain and track program metrics 
  • Provide monthly activity reports
  • Utilize program resources:  Student Energy Audit Training  course (middle/high schools), Energy Hog assemblies (elementary), and Alliance for Climate Education  assemblies (high schools)
  • Other activities as opportunities develop throughout the program

Compensation is $20-22.50, commensurate with experience.  Hours are 18--20 hours per week on average.

To Apply:

To apply please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Jennifer Alvarez at jalvarez@ase.org.  No calls, please.  Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, February 15 or until position is filled.  Approximate start date, February 27.

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