Compensation Type: Annual salary
Job Type:

Pay Range: $24,640 or $35,200
Organization's Mission: Utah Clean Energy’s mission is to create healthy, thriving communities for all, empowered and sustained by clean energy. Our programs and desired outcomes are in direct alignment with the UCC’s vision of creating sustainable communities while conserving the natural heritage of Utah and the Intermountain West. Utah Clean Energy is also committed to the values of UCC as we advance the professional development of our AmeriCorps members, and as we structure opportunities to advance the inclusion of underserved communities, while addressing environmental challenges.

Equity and social justice are critical components of Utah Clean Energy’s mission, values, and strategic pathways. We welcome candidates from an array of backgrounds and experiences to join our team. Learn more about our commitment here:  
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Equity and social justice are critical components of Utah Clean Energy’s mission, values, and strategic pathways. We welcome candidates from an array of backgrounds and experiences to join our team. Learn more about our commitment here:  
Position Summary: Utah Clean Energy, alongside the Utah Conservation Corps (UCC), is excited to accept applications for an AmeriCorps Project Coordinator. This position is an AmeriCorps Individual Placement Position. Utah Clean Energy is seeking a 1,700-hour position, though a 1,200-hour position will be considered. This position will lead our organization’s efforts to educate community members about how energy use in our society (homes, transportation, etc.) impacts our natural environment and public health, and what solutions are available to our community to reduce these impacts. This service position will prioritize inclusion and engagement with underserved populations and building partnerships with community-based organizations to address environmental challenges related to energy use, air pollution, climate change impacts, as well as seeking to address high energy burdens. Our team is committed to providing meaningful personal, leadership, and professional development opportunities to this position. This position is supervised by Utah Clean Energy’s Clean Energy Associate and will serve 35-40 hours per week for 1,700-hour position, and 25-30 hours per week for a 1,200-hour position.


AmeriCorps Requirements (all below required):

Be a United States citizen, U.S. national, or a lawful permanent resident alien of the United States.
Be at least 18 years of age.
Eligible to serve in an AmeriCorps State/National term. Please note that AmeriCorps rules limit members to a maximum of four AmeriCorps terms in a program such as UCC. AmeriCorps also limits the number of education awards an individual may earn. This rule states that "although an individual can serve more than two terms, a person cannot earn more than the aggregate value of two, full-time education awards."
It is a requirement to obtain a high school diploma or GED before one is eligible to use the Education Award.
Must submit to and pass a background check. Must be clear of any record on the National Sex Offender Public Registry. Must have a criminal record clear of any conviction(s) for murder.
Schedules that include a 30-minute lunch break does NOT count toward term of service hours.
Position Specific Requirements:

Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills.
Bilingual Spanish skills preferred.
Pays attention to details, sees projects through to completion, and understands how to set priorities.
Is available to attend community events in the evenings and/or weekends, as needed.
Enjoys presenting to and engaging with community members from diverse backgrounds.
Is comfortable using Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Has a valid driver's license and reliable vehicle.
Physical ability to lift 25 lbs and carry materials for tabling events.
Works collaboratively with coworkers and community partners.
Be available to start service contract in January 2024.


The Utah Conservation Corps (UCC) is an AmeriCorps program dedicated to developing the conservation leaders of tomorrow. We’re a non-residential AmeriCorps program composed of AmeriCorps members, staff, and partners dedicated to service to our community, the environment, and regions requiring disaster response efforts.

Additionally, as an organization, we seek to provide a more welcoming environment for people of all backgrounds and experience levels to ensure a healthy, vibrant, innovative, and sustainable corps. The UCC is committed to an inclusive culture of community and service and to recognizing and addressing our shortcomings. Our goal is to help our members become the conservation leaders of tomorrow.

UCC’s Zero Tolerance Policies

The following behaviors will result in immediate termination. At no time may the UCC AmeriCorps member:

Engage in activities that pose a significant safety risk to others or physically or emotionally damage members of the program or community, such as harassment, hostile work environment, or bullying;
Possess, consume, or be under the influence of illegal drugs or alcohol during the performance of service activities or while living and working at the UCC project site, campsite, or in UCC vehicles (which includes showing up to work hungover); and
Fail to notify the UCC of a criminal arrest or conviction during their term of service.
Land Acknowledgement Statement

As part of Utah State University, a land grant institution, UCC acknowledges Utah State University campuses and centers reside and operate on the territories of the eight tribes of Utah, who have been living, working, and residing on this land from time immemorial. These tribes are the Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Indians, Navajo Nation, Ute Indian Tribe, Northwestern Band of Shoshone, Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah, San Juan Southern Paiute, Skull Valley Band of Goshute, and White Mesa Band of the Ute Mountain Ute. Along with USU, we acknowledge these lands carry the stories of these Nations and their struggles for survival and identity. We recognize Elders past and present as people who have cared for, and continue to care for, the land. In offering this land acknowledgment, we affirm Indigenous self-governance history, experiences, and resiliency of the Native people who are still here today.
Primary Responsibilities: Perform community mobilization, environmental education, and coordination of community events related to environmental stewardship, clean energy, climate change, and environmental justice.

Conduct in-person and virtual community outreach and education about energy efficiency, climate change, and air quality at various community events, workshops, and community meetings.

Develop a data tracking plan and collect and report AmeriCorps impact data timely and accurately to Utah Conservation Corps program staff.

Provide program support to Utah Clean Energy staff working on energy equity and climate issues.
Coordinate meeting, workshop, and event logistics in collaboration with staff and project partners.

Track program outcomes, data, and contact information relating to community programs.
Provide updates and content editing on Utah Clean Energy's program websites.

Support staff in developing a calendar for community events and tracking related communications/social media.
Desired Qualifications: .
Benefits / Why Work With Us: TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES (20% maximum time served can be member development and training)

Data collection and reporting training.
Pre-service orientation and in-service training.
Data collection and reporting training.
Community engagement training.
Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Training (JEDI).


Living Allowance--taxable; paid in even bimonthly (TWICE per month) disbursements throughout term of service. Refer to table below for amount.
Education Award—refer to table below for amounts (available to members upon successful completion of service term hours AND dates).
Federal, student loan forbearance and, workers compensation for all members. More information can be found here.
Insurance benefits for 1700-hour members only. More information can be found here.
Childcare benefits available for 1700-hour members only. More information can be found here.
One position is available; a 1700-hour commitment is preferred.

Term of Service (minimum hours)

Living Allowance

Education Award

1700 hour

(January 2024 – December 2024)



1200 hour

(January 2024 – December 2024)


How to Apply: Applications are being accepted through Hiring Thing (no phone calls or emails, please.):

Research shows that candidates from underrepresented populations often don’t apply for positions if they don’t meet all the position qualifications and skillsets. We strongly encourage you to apply if you are interested!

Preference will be given to complete applications received before November 30, 2023.
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah


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Contact: Alyson Bergomi
Phone: Please no phone calls.