Volunteer Solar Activist

Volunteer Solar Activist

Organisation role · Flexible hours
Flexible location
Legal workITResearchDesignBusiness DevelopmentMarketing & CommunicationsEvents & festival
Nature & sustainabilityCommunity & familySocial justice
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Big Solar Co-Op
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We want to build a team of local enthusiasts who can help us find suitable rooftops for solar & approach building owners about what we do & the benefits to them

Detailed description

What you do will partly depend on your interests, skills and training, but we hope that our local volunteers will start by looking at their existing contacts and approaching those who potentially have good rooftops for solar PV. These can include schools, hospitals, care homes, leisure centres and manufacturing units.


There’s also scope for local volunteers to design solar arrays (with full support), to take contracts forward (for those with a legal background), and to help with marketing, communications and events. No previous experience is needed for designing solar arrays- full training will be given.


We’re looking for people who are:


·      enthusiastic about helping to tackle climate change

·      interested in solar power

·      computer literate and able to work on-line

·      keen to gain experience and learn new technical skills

·      good at communicating

·      reliable and well organised

·      able to work as part of a team.

If this sounds like you, please get in touch. We'd love to have you onboard.

Check out this 3 min explainer for more details:

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
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About Big Solar Co-Op

Are you concerned about climate change? Tired of people talking but not acting? Want to make a real impact in fighting the climate crisis? The Big Solar Co-op is an exciting new approach to subsidy-free community solar, supported by Sharenergy. We’re working across the UK to: Make solar viable on a huge range of sites – mainly community and commercial rooftops. Empower and support volunteers to work together to get it built - allowing them to develop new knowledge and skills in the process. Fight the climate crisis through large-scale, grassroots community action. We’ll be funding our new solar installations with community share offers. We have a particular focus on 3 areas of the country and Gloucestershire is one of them. Join us today to see solar installed right here, right now!