Volunteer/Intern

ASES is currently seeking talented interns and volunteers who are enthusiastic about our mission and passionate about renewable energy. Applicants of diverse backgrounds, people of varying educational backgrounds and those generally interested in assisting the ASES team are encouraged to apply.

Internship & Volunteer Opportunities: All positions below provide a strong introduction to renewable energy as well as the operation of a non-profit organization. They typically require 5-8 hours/week, for six months, and while they are non-paid, all of these positions are eligible for university credit for those interested. We are also looking for more long-term volunteers to assist us year-round. In some cases, local outstanding position performance can lead to paid part-time positions!

Apply:

Review all of the open positions below. Interested candidates should direct their resume and cover letter to info@ases.org with the position(s) of interest included in the subject line. Want to inquire in a more casual setting? Join the discussion in the ASES Online Community!

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: ASES provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment. No person shall be discriminated against regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or any other category that is protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


Communications Associate

Duties:

  • Moderating Online Community forums
  • Engaging regularly in all forums with members
  • Updating resource libraries regularly
  • Keep resources organized in the Google Drive and in the forum libraries
  • Attend any related meetings if available and take notes when needed
  • Content and resource creation for members
  • Survey ASES embers about what kind of resources they are interested in
  • Assist with research and communication as it pertains to membership growth
  • Other Online Community related tasks

Expectations:

  • Great communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-driven
  • Technical skills
  • Experience using the Google Suite
  • Highly organized

Social Media Advocate

Duties:

  • Posting daily on our social accounts based off the social media calendar provided to you
  • Posting daily on the ASES Online Community in the Membership & Programs forum
  • Engaging with our community online (re-tweeting/posting, liking, following other pages, etc.)
  • Regularly admitting people to the ASES LinkedIn Group
  • Content creation on Canva (graphics for social media)
  • Creating captions for posts and following current grammar/spelling guidelines
  • Attend regular internship meetings
  • Assisting with ASES Media Partners
  • Other tasks handed to you by the ASES staff

Expectations:

  • Experienced with social media platforms
  • Experience using Canva
  • Great written communication skills
  • Attention to detail

National Solar Conference Assistant

Duties:

  • Assisting with program organization on google suite
  • Content creation
  • Updating program information on the ASES website
  • Assist with program outreach and keep outreach sheet updated
  • Attend any program related meetings and take notes on these calls
  • Other tasks handed to you by ASES staff

Expectations:

  • Experience with the Google Suite, WordPress and Canva
  • Attention to detail
  • Written communication skills
  • Technical skills
  • Highly organized

National Solar Tour Assistant

Duties:

  • Assist with program organization on the google suite
  • Assist with program outreach and keep outreach sheet updated
  • Content creation
  • Updating program information on the ASES and NST websites
  • Assist with creation of NST map and online forms
  • Attend any NST related meetings and take notes on these calls
  • Other tasks handed to you by ASES staff
  • Develop of program marketing materials

Expectations:

  • Experience with the Google Suite, WordPress and Canva
  • Self-driven
  • Technical skills

Data Analyst & Technical Divisions Assistant

Duties:

  • Database cleanup and record merges
  • Maintain contact list management
  • Analyze data from membership, conference, tour and webinars
  • Place and present data information in a clear and concise manner
  • Attend monthly Technical Divisions meetings (first Monday of each month at 12pm MT) and take notes
  • Support Divisions activity and engagement
  • Work with Divisions leaders on projects

 Expectations:

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with the google suite
  • Data minor/background
  • Highly organized

Finance Assistant

Duties:

  • Assist Finance Director in accounting and business management tasks
  • Gain experience in non-profit accounting

Expectations:

  • Accounting education/background
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Highly organized

Fundraising Campaign & Grants Research Assistant

Duties:

  • Solicit corporate sponsorships and find creative ways to fundraise in an increasingly online environment
  • Develop/modify marketing materials (brochures, recruitment, promotional flyers, pledge forms) to promote fundraising campaigns
  • Assist in identification and application of grants
  • Attend any fundraising/intern related meetings when available
  • Monitor proposals throughout the research, planning, drafting and submission phases
  • Compose professional correspondence (letters of intent, etc.)
  • Keep all fundraising web pages and events updated

Expectations:

  • Experience with the Google Suite
  • Self-driven
  • Creative
  • Technical writing skills preferred for grant writing

Membership Marketing Associate

Duties:

  • Assist with payment processing & membership renewals
  • Database cleanup and record merges
  • Manage monthly and special mailings to member base
  • Maintain contact list management
  • Content creation
  • Attend any related meetings and take notes when needed
  • Assist with research and communication as it pertains to membership growth
  • Assist with payment processing & membership renewals
  • Check ASES voicemails
  • Assist with monthly paper mailing

Expectations:

  • Located locally in/around Boulder, CO
  • Willing to commute to Boulder on a monthly basis to assist with the mailing
  • Experience using Canva
  • Great communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Business Minor/marketing experience preferred

Student Membership Coordinator

Duties:

  • Handling all questions and information requests regarding ASES student membership.
  • Maintaining and updating membership records.
  • Assisting with member communication activities
  • Collecting data, tracking membership statistics, and preparing reports
  • Developing and implementing strategies to recruit new members
  • Preparing membership marketing materials
  • Developing value proposition of ASES student membership

Expectations:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to think creatively and take initiative
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Highly organized
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