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About the organisation

Repowering London

Repowering London is a not-for-profit organisation that specialises in facilitating the co-production of community-owned renewable energy projects. Repowering projects are funded through community shares and bonds, which in turn help create Community Benefit Funds. We work closely with professional installers, and local community groups. The design, execution and maintenance of each solar project includes internship opportunities for young people in finance, IT, technology, legal and marketing activities.

Repowering London are leaders in community energy. This volunteering opportunity offers the chance to get a real insight in to the inner workings of community energy projects across London. Community engagement is at the heart of everything Repowering do and we are looking for volunteers who are keen to learn about this aspect of community energy. There are also opportunities within our technical, financial and legal teams from time to time.

Role Aim: 

The aim of this role is to support Repowering London with its community engagement activities.

Duties: 

The Community Champion role is one which encompasses a wide range of duties, depending on what the individual volunteer wants to get out of the experience. Generally the role will include door knocking, liaising with members of the public at outreach events and supporting the Repowering team in the office as and when required.

Skills needed: 

Enthusiastic, can-do attitude, interest in community engagement and community energy

Training: 

Volunteers will be trained in Repowering’s community engagement techniques and strategies as well as taken through safeguarding, health and safety strategies.

Location: 
8th Floor Blue Star House Stockwell Road SW99SP
Time commitment: 
3-5 hours per week
Opening times: 
The date and time of the role is prone to change and can be discussed between the volunteer and Repowering.
Once you’ve registered interest in this volunteering role, we’ll send your name and UCL email address to the organisation for their records. You’ll also receive information about the next steps to take if you do wish to take things forward. The organisation has signed up to our code of standards, which includes a commitment to protecting your data. We won’t share your information with anyone unless you’ve given explicit consent to. We’ll also retain your details so we can follow up to see how you’re getting on with your volunteering and offer support if necessary. We take good care of your data – you can see full details here