Fellowship Positions

Community Engagement Fellow

MCE
Location
1125 Tamalpais Ave, San Rafael or 2300 Clayton Rd 11th floor suite 1150, Concord- Option to work in either San Rafael or Concord California
Format
Hybrid
Term
June 2024 - May 2025 (12 months)
Stipend
$5800
Monthly stipend
Additional pay
$1000
End of program award
Benefits

Health care coverage, professional development, industry networking

Position Overview & Description

As a member of the Community Engagement team, the Community Engagement Fellow will play a key role in supporting education and advancing climate justice in underserved communities throughout Marin Clean Energy’s (MCE) service area. The fellow will also support the Partnership Development Manager to build a robust portfolio of diverse partnerships that will bring MCE initiatives to underserved communities. 

This position includes the following duties: reaching out to stakeholders throughout the community, including coordination and partnership with community organizations; educating the public on the causes and solutions to climate change; representing MCE in a variety of public events; supporting development of equity project proposals and identification of new equity initiative opportunities; and project and customer management. This is a hybrid role, with most work happening from home. The fellow will be expected to travel around MCE’s service area (Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, and Solano counties) to attend community events and will need to be able to transport tabling materials including a pop tent, 6 ft folding table, and other materials. 

Responsibilities

  • Attending community events as a representative of MCE
  • Supporting engagement in equitable communities across MCE’s service area
  • Developing targeted outreach plans for community groups in MCE’s service area
  • Supporting outreach for and coordination of MCE’s Community Power Coalition
  • Supporting administrative tasks as needed

Desired Qualifications

  • Exhibit strong interpersonal and phone etiquette skills, verbal communications, grammatical and professional business skills.
  • Experience conducting community outreach and education
  • Public speaking skills
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain collaborative relationships with diverse and dynamic constituencies and customer groups.
  • Ability to work accurately and swiftly under pressure
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects
  • Has access to reliable transportation

We encourage anyone who is interested in this position and who meets some of the qualifications to apply, even if they do not meet all of them. We recognize that a unique perspective and background can enhance a role when many, if not all, of the listed qualifications are met.

**If you would need to relocate for this position, please note that you need to be in the state you are relocating to no less than 10 business days before the start of the fellowship.**

Benefits

  • End-of-program financial award​.
  • Healthcare coverage with 100% of healthcare insurance premiums covered by the employer.
  • Access to a national Member Assistance Program, which includes financial and legal assistance, medical advocacy, and counseling services. 
  • Professional and Personal Development Training
  • ​Career-readiness training in interview preparation, salary negotiation, and developing a professional resume and cover letter.
  • Attending panels, workshops, and presentations by climate resilience industry professionals. 
  • Professional networking opportunities. 

About Climate Corps

Climate Corps, a program of SEI, is an award-winning fellowship program that provides professional development opportunities for emerging leaders through implementation of sustainability and resiliency projects with local governments, nonprofits, and for-profit businesses. To see a full list of climate, energy, and sustainability positions posted by Climate Corps, please visit here: https://jobs.climatecorps.org/listings. We are constantly adding positions, so make sure to frequently check this site to see if there are new opportunities available.

SEI is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion, and equity. We believe that a wide array of perspectives contributes to creative climate solutions where all communities thrive. We strive to reflect diverse communities, especially those most impacted by climate change and other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustices. Persons of color, persons with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply. A commitment to work and learn within an anti-oppression framework is required. https://www.seiinc.org/dei.html


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