Community Outreach Associate
Posted: 09/25/2017
Location: Nassau County, NY, 11554
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $28,000.00 to $34,000.00 /year

Community Outreach Associate

*New York State Solar
“Bringing Power to the People”

Do you have a desire to serve your local communities? At New York State Solar, we work to bring solar energy to homes here on Long Island through the NY-Sun Incentive Program. As a local, private organization, N.Y.S.S. works to create a more environmentally and economically resilient Long Island with renewable energy and social responsibility. We partner with L.I. residents, businesses, non-profits, governments and other entities to expand local energy production. Our mission is to remove the barriers to going solar and approve residential homeowners for the NY-Sun Incentive Program through the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority.

We work to assist New York State surpass its goal of reaching 50% renewable energy production by 2030 with the aid of the NY-Sun program. More information on the NY Sun program can be found here:

To determine if the homeowner will be eligible for the NY-Sun Incentive Program, the following competencies are required:

  • Comprehend our mission to remove the barriers to solar energy on Long Island; learn the requirements of the NY Sun Incentive Program and how we facilitate the transition to solar energy.
  • Canvass local neighborhoods to briefly introduce the program to homeowners and determine their interest in solar energy.
  • Schedule appointments for folks who indicate they are interested to see if they qualify for the NY-Sun Incentive Program.
  • Provide excellent customer service and communication skills when educating members of our local community on the elements of going solar.
  • Market research, including customer demographics and relevant statistical data.

The following attributes reflect the ideal community outreach associate with our group:

  • Punctual.
  • Well-spoken, able and willing to communicate with wide demographic across Long Island.
  • Energetic, outgoing, works well in a team setting as well as alone.
  • Possess a genuine interest in the health of our local communities with the desire to be of service to others; cares for the environment and well-being of others.
  • Conversationally comfortable.
  • Display a positive and professional demeanor.
  • Hours of Operation and schedule:

    Schedule 1: 8:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m
    Schedule 2: 2:00 p.m – 8:00 p.m

    This position is offered as both a full-time and part-time role; you choose the days you work, choosing either Schedule 1 or Schedule 2. A full-time role consists of 5 days worked per week.

    To apply, click apply below to submit your resume and cover letter. We look forward to meeting you!

    Thank you for reading, we hope you have a sunny day!


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