Community Solar Associate Bilingual
February 8, 2022
Non-profit Solar One seeks a driven Community Solar Associate for Here Comes Solar, its solar technical assistance program that expands access to the benefits of solar to low-income renters, multifamily cooperatives, and affordable housing in New York. We make solar more accessible and affordable by: providing technical assistance to affordable housing and community organizations so they can develop cost-effective solar projects; organizing buildings into solar purchasing groups; securing zero-down financing for solar projects; and assisting renters to enroll in local community solar projects. To date, Here Comes Solar has facilitated more than 750 successful solar installations and connected even more New Yorkers to community solar. We are growing our team to increase our impact in 2022 and beyond!
Community Solar Associate Overview
Solar One is developing community solar projects, large solar projects that serve hundreds of renters throughout New York City by providing utility bill savings, in close partnership with affordable housing providers, environmental justice organizations, and solar developers. Solar One also provides customer enrollment services to community solar developers and partners. The Community Solar Associate will be an integral member of Solar One’s Community Solar team. The Associate will support the customer enrollment process for community solar projects in New York City in English and Spanish. The Associate will assist customers to complete the enrollment process, including qualification, consultation and contract signing. The Associate will field incoming emails and calls about Solar One’s community solar programs; assist with monthly reporting; and conduct short public-facing workshops about the enrollment process. In addition, the Associate will support the Community Solar Program Manager with partner outreach, partner meetings, and various tasks related to project development. This position is currently remote, with the possibility of reporting to an office located in Long Island City in Spring 2022. Some evening or weekend work will be required.