Climate Careers is an employment and training program for 15 to 22-year-olds. As an Energy Assistant, you’ll help residents save energy, water, and money through Green House Calls.

When you work with Rising Sun, you’ll gain valuable professional skills, work in a supportive environment, earn a paycheck, AND help your community!

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

To be an Energy Assistant, you must be:

  • Resident in one of the nine Bay Area counties or the City of Stockton
  • Between 15 and 22 years old
  • Committed to working four days a week
  • Committed to learning in a supportive environment!
Energy Assistant Job Description and Application—Bay Area
Energy Assistant Job Description and Application—Stockton

Skill Building

You’ll receive a week of training at the start of the program, in addition to weekly professional development sessions.

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Environment

As an Energy Assistant, you’ll make a tangible, positive impact on the environment.

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Community

You’ll provide valuable, no-cost services to your community.

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SEASONAL JOB OPPORTUNITIES

For additional seasonal job opportunities, please check our jobs page.
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“I’ve gained knowledge about energy. Lots of tricks and tips that have helped me and my family. Also, I met a ton of awesome people… [Climate Careers is a] great program that gives youth experience so that we can go out and thrive.”

Climate Careers Participant

“I thought it was really fun and really looked forward to work every morning. My favorite part was talking to the clients who were really excited about the program!”

Climate Careers Participant

“It gave me some insight as to how some small changes could still have a big impact on our environmental footprint. Climate Careers also gave me a nice experience for a first job.”

Climate Careers Participant