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Citizens for Local Power is seeking a Coordinator to support the group’s work on energy transformation. This is an opportunity to work toward the goal of creating a locally-based clean energy economy. The position is part-time (15–20 hours per week with the potential for additional hours in the future). CLP’s major focus for 2019 is the Community Energy Project, working to unite local organizations and activists in a broad, community-based initiative that involves residents directly in making their communities cleaner, greener, more powerful and prosperous. The Coordinator will work with CLP board and volunteers, as well as with legal support, elected officials and other experts in the area.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordination and arrangement of meetings, including weekly internal meetings, public forums and events, and individual meetings with community groups and public officials

  • Communications, including upkeep of the CLP website, maintaining a social media presence on facebook and twitter, maintenance of CLP contacts database, e-mailings, letters

  • Coordination of volunteers, including outreach, onboarding, and project supervision

  • Assistance with preparing and distributing press announcements and other information to diverse audiences

  • Assistance with fundraising, from prospect identification to appointments and proposals

  • Assistance with tasks to maintain 501(c)3 compliance


  • Excellent project management and administration skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills

  • Experience working independently and in a collaborative environment

  • Strong digital organizing skills, including events

  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Familiarity with and/or a strong interest in energy issues

  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment and to work with diverse individuals and groups

  • Marketing and communications know-how

  • Non-profit fundraising experience and acquaintance with 501(c)3 regulations

  • Working knowledge of digital organizing/communications platforms such as google apps, Mailchimp, Action Network, Squarespace, Smartsheet

  • Event planning experience.

The hours and schedule are flexible (15-20 hours per week—could grow in coming months). The Coordinator is expected to attend weekly meetings on Mondays, 9-10 am. Some attendance at evening and weekend events is also expected. The coordinator must have a mobile phone, and personal transportation. The coordinator will be an employee of Citizens for Local Power compensated at $20 per hour. To apply, upload cover letter and resume online here: http://bit.ly/Apply-CLP-Coordinator.