Join our team – Home Energy Officer

Vacancy: Home Energy Officer

Cambridge Carbon Footprint (CCF) is seeking a motivated and experienced Home Energy Officer to join our team. The Home Energy Officer is a new role in our organisation, and will work to promote energy efficiency and carbon reduction by delivering events, projects and support to households in the Cambridge area. This is an excellent opportunity to make a positive impact on the environment and the local community.

About the role

Working closely with the existing team of staff and volunteers, the Home Energy Officer will be responsible for delivering our home energy programme.

 Key responsibilities will include:

  • Organising and delivering our Open Eco Homes programme, which showcases energy-efficient homes in the local area.
  • Managing and developing our thermal imaging training and loan scheme to support the community in identifying energy losses and implementing energy-saving measures.
  • Identifying strategies to improve and expand our home energy programme.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with volunteers, community groups, and key stakeholders to support the success of the project.
    This project area is growing and there will be opportunities for the Home Energy Officer to take on more responsibility in future, if desired.

Our ideal candidate

  • We are looking for someone who is motivated, enthusiastic, and able to work independently as well as part of a team. The successful candidate should have:
  • A background in energy or environmental-related work.
  • Knowledge of energy efficiency measures, domestic renewables and low-carbon heating.
  • Strong communication and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

About us

You will be joining CCF, a small and friendly local climate change charity that supports people to reduce carbon emissions and empowers people to take the lead on carbon reduction in their social circles, communities and places of work. We centre our approach on what climate action means to people in their everyday lives – in terms of their beliefs, values and capabilities to make real change.

Everyone is welcome at Cambridge Carbon Footprint. Our volunteers and staff are amazing – they inspire great ideas, drive new plans forward and help make Cambridge a better and more sustainable place to live and work. By recruiting and retaining a diverse mix of colleagues who are representative of the diversity in our local community, we are better placed to build our vision for sustainable low carbon communities. We value belonging and community and are committed to supporting one another to contribute effectively to local climate solutions.

Terms of the role

This is a 12 month contract, renewable, subject to funding. The contract is for 22.5 hours per week, £24,560 full-time pro rata (60%).

Applying

This is a unique opportunity to join a friendly team working on a project that will respond to the high levels of public interest in climate change and carbon reduction in a meaningful way.

The deadline for applications is 9am 16th March. To apply please download the job information pack and send a CV and cover letter detailing your experience and suitability for the role to Alana Sinclair at alana@cambridgecarbonfootprint.org.

This role will require some evening and weekend work; time off in lieu will be given. Flexible working arrangements are available.

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