Home Energy Member

Climate Impact Corps
Organization Summary

As a nonprofit organization, we’ve been growing since the early 2000s when our first program, Reading Corps, launched in 2003. Math Corps followed in 2008 and since then we’ve grown to offer programs nationally. Our programs are administered through a formal partnership with ServeMinnesota and fueled by research from the National Science + Service Collaborative.

Today we offer evidence-based AmeriCorps programs in three focus areas: education, environment and healthy futures. We’re leaders and innovators in national service and employ 200 employees across the country. Together we support more than 2,000 AmeriCorps members as they serve their communities and make an incredible collective impact. 

Posting Date
Closing Date
Location in MN
West Central



Monday-Friday daytime office hours

Primary Duties

Position Summary

Home Energy Members serve at public agencies and non-profit organizations with a mission to help communities mitigate and prepare for climate change. Home Energy Members support a range of activities that focus on promoting home energy equity and conservation. This position supports three primary activities: a) ensuring households are aware of and able to apply for available energy assistance-programs, b) providing in-home energy efficiency services including energy audit support, direct installation of energy saving equipment, and household resident education, c) conducting remote solar opportunity assessments and household resident education. Home Energy Members will have the opportunity to earn a Building Performance Institute – Building Analyst credential as part of their service. This is an AmeriCorps service position with the AmeriCorps program, Climate Impact Corps.

Essential Functions

Support Program Outreach and Education Activities

  • Build community connections and relationships to foster a network of local partners to advance energy equity.

  • Plan and deliver groups presentations on home energy equity practices and programs in settings such as places of work, congregations, and community organizations.

  • Promote energy equity and assistance programs through outreach activities including, but not limited to, social media and event tabling.

    In-home Residential Energy Services

  • Promote energy equity by helping household residents understand their energy usage and opportunities for savings.

  • Review bill history, noting trends, available saving programs, and answer questions or concerns.

  • Teach household members about energy use and possible no-cost or low-cost energy savings measures.

  • Support energy auditors in conducting whole-home energy audits through set up and tear down of


  • Install low-cost energy-saving equipment where possible (e.g., LED light bulbs).

    Solar Opportunity Assessments

    • Conduct remote solar opportunity assessments to screen candidates for on-site solar assessments.

    • Educate household members on solar energy, available options for solar power (including both on-site solar

      installations and community solar gardens) and potential benefits.

    • Support on-site solar assessments.


   • Practices inclusive and thoughtful behavior in building rapport with program participants, site stakeholders and program staff; maintains professional boundaries.

  • Communicate regularly and effectively with program staff, and site personnel.

  • Report data in online systems in a timely and accurate manner.


  • Demonstrate regular, timely attendance and adherence to hours as scheduled.

  • Commit to service for the full-service term, serving the total commitment of hours within the term.

  • Participate in all required Ampact sponsored training sessions, meetings, and coaching sessions, travel as necessary.

  • Represent Ampact at site-sponsored activities (e.g., Earth Day event) and provide education about Climate Impact Corps and home energy conservation as a climate solution. Share personal climate stories at public events.

  • Actively participate in service projects and commemorating days such as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (as applicable). These may include evening and/or weekend hours.

  • Be an ambassador of the program by submitting member stories and participating in outreach activities.



How to Apply

Apply at Climate Impact Corps Job Board: https://climatecorps-ampact.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchKeyword=home+energy

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