JOBS AT RISING SUN2019-06-14T10:14:16-07:00

Are you 15-24 seeking to join our Climate Careers program as an Energy Specialist or Leader in Field Training? Click here

At Rising Sun, we take pride in providing a supportive team atmosphere for our high achieving staff. We encourage high levels of staff involvement in decision-making and have regular team building events and an annual retreat. Rising Sun Energy Center is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. We are committed to diversity and consider all applicants for all positions without regard to color, ethnic background, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, and disability status.


Director of Development and Communications

This position is an integral part of Rising Sun’s commitment to make a significant and lasting impact in the lives of hundreds of people every year.  The Director of Development and Communication leads the organization’s fundraising, external communications, and marketing initiatives. This position manages a high-functioning team and works to increase and diversify funding while elevating the organization’s brand recognition and visibility at the community and thought-leader levels.


Climate Careers: Smart Thermostat Specialist (Seasonal)

The Smart Thermostat Specialist position directly installs Smart Thermostats in homes throughout the greater Bay Area, while simultaneously coaching thermostat recipients how to use the device to further lower their heating and cooling energy consumption. This position calls for someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, is self-directed in an independent work structure, and has strong customer relationship and service skills.


Climate Careers: Outreach Associate (Seasonal)

The Outreach Associate works with the Outreach Manager to generate client leads and book appointments as part of a regional grassroots outreach campaign. This position is a fantastic opportunity for motivated individuals looking to increase their community outreach, marketing, and communication experience while gaining a foothold in the non-profit and sustainability sectors.



Climate Careers: Program Assistant (Seasonal)

Rising Sun is looking for Program Assistants (PA) to support regional management teams across our four programmatic regions. PA responsibilities include operational and administrative support, Green House Call delivery and quality control, and job task-related feedback to youth employees. This is a great opportunity for individuals seeking to gain experience with an environmental nonprofit with an emphasis on youth development and who want to build their
experience and expertise with program management.


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Climate Careers: Summer Program Manager (Seasonal)

The Summer Program Manager (Summer PM) position implements the Climate Careers program in a specific county or set of counties, in the greater Bay Area while also supporting the overall goals of the Climate Careers program. This position calls for someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment and who can balance multiple priorities. A successful candidate will equally enjoy administrative tasks, community engagement, and direct supervision and development of youth.



Climate Careers: Youth Development Specialist (Seasonal)

The Youth Development Specialist (YDS) is responsible for supporting a cohort of 31-33 youth, ages 15-24, in three satellite Climate Careers site offices. The YDS’ goal is to help youth identify and overcome barriers to program participation to support retention and programmatic success. Additionally, the YDS will be responsible for the enrichment of participants through various forms of professional skills development and career planning.



Climate Careers: Site Program Manager (Seasonal)

Rising Sun’s Climate Careers youth program is looking for enthusiastic, mission-driven Site Program Managers to work in twelve locations across the Greater Bay Area. Leading up to our summer program, the Site Program Managers are responsible for community-based outreach to sign residents up for our energy-saving services and recruiting young people for paid summer jobs in a specific county or set of counties. During the summer program, the Site Program Manager transitions to managing youth at a satellite Climate Careers office. If you like engaging with the community, are a great communicator and are looking to hone your leadership and management skills, we want you to apply!