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Community Outreach Specialist, Energy Efficiency - New York
Community Outreach Specialist, Energy EfficiencyNew York, New York
We are currently seeking a full-time Community Outreach Specialist to join our Energy Efficiency team to provide critical program outreach and education services for a New York City based program. The Outreach Specialist will support a City- sponsored program, which creates healthier buildings, improves localized air quality in communities, spurs economic development, and reduces the City’s carbon emissions by improving building’s energy efficiency through building upgrades.
Conduct outreach in specific New York City neighborhoods to educate small multi-family, non-profit and commercial building owners about energy efficiency and carbon reduction opportunities by participating in and hosting community events, developing relationships and collaborating with a variety of community-based organizations
Support the development and implementation of unique outreach strategies that we develop in collaboration with our community partner organizations including email or mail campaigns, neighborhood office hours, canvassing, and events
Recruit program participants and provide education about energy efficiency measures and project financing options
Establish and foster relationships with building owners, community partners, and other stakeholders to identify and coordinate resources and program offerings
Provide progress reports, and meet regularly with supervisory staff to discuss progress, goals, and outreach opportunities
Ability to conduct in-person energy efficiency and clean energy program outreach in Central Brooklyn and Northern Manhattan
Ability to communicate complex ideas, orally and in writing, in a clear and accessible way
Ability to work effectively both as an individual and a team member
Ability to establish, cultivate and maintain relationships with many different types of individuals and groups promoting inclusion and respect
At least one year of prior experience working as a community or outreach organizer in NYC strongly preferred
Strong commitment and interest in promoting sustainability, clean energy, and NYC’s carbon reduction goals and programs
Interest in serving and supporting low-income residents and neighborhoods
Experience working with organizations in the NYC non-profit industry
Fluency in oral and written Spanish
Experience in energy efficiency, clean energy, or sustainability industry
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