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EfficiencyOne (Community Ambassador (Volunteer Opportunity))

Organization Name: EfficiencyOne
Opportunity Title: Community Ambassador (Volunteer Opportunity)
Category: Environmental Improvement
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: January 2, 2019
End Date: December 31, 2019

  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

A volunteer opportunity with EfficiencyOne is unlike any other you’ve had. You’ll be challenged. You’ll be inspired. And you’ll be proud. Because whatever your role is here, you’ll be making a difference in our customers’ lives and their homes. Efficiency Nova Scotia is an independent, non-profit organization that offers know-how and incentives to help Nova Scotians improve their energy efficiency. From households to businesses and from large institutions like hospitals and universities to communities and schools, we’re here to help. If you love helping others and thrive in a diverse, collaborative, team environment, EfficiencyOne wants to hear from you. Our Community Ambassadors are innovative leaders within their communities, they are capable of fostering creativity in others as well as being a catalyst for social change. Community Ambassadors are leaders that put people first, encourage involvement, are passionate and engaging storytellers and lead through personal connection by showing and ability to build strong, meaningful relationships. They also play an active role in supporting energy efficiency and conservation efforts and have a passion for continued learning and skill development. Primary Accountabilities: Work with the Education and Outreach Specialist to develop unique strategies/initiatives to engage your community to promote energy efficiency and drive demand for Efficiency Nova Scotia services; Identify energy saving opportunities in your community and provide solutions; Participate in the Community Ambassador network to share insights among ambassadors; Commit to connecting with your networks and communities to share knowledge of EfficiencyOne services; Maintain up to date knowledge of all Efficiency programs as well as interpret and explain them to the public; Become a source of information and a potential point of contact for our customers within your community; Be responsible for the delivery of exceptional customer service. To be qualified for this role you will have/be: Adept at problem solving and creative thinking; Strong communications skills, both verbal and written; Some experience of EfficiencyOne’s programs and services; Strong interest in Energy Efficiency; Active within your community Becoming a Community Ambassador offers the following benefits: training and networking opportunities; Gain and develop skills in energy efficiency and conservation, community engagement, and leadership; Contribute to building your community; Make an impact by creating long term positive change within your community; Work directly with people who will benefit from your efforts; Enjoy the flexibility of determining your own schedule, determining how best to apply your skills, abilities and talents and the scope of what you can offer; Transfer and apply your skills and knowledge working with other Ambassadors and sharing your experiences If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter, clearly articulating how you meet the above-noted qualifications. Applications can be submitted in confidence to Nicole Delaney at the link below. Efficiency Nova Scotia has an employment equity program, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, aboriginal peoples, people with disabilities and racial minorities.

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