Project Coordinator – Energy Corps

Project Coordinator – Energy Corps

The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT), a private non-profit organization helps people by championing small-scale, local, and sustainable solutions to reduce poverty, promote healthy communities, and protect natural resources. NCAT is seeking an Energy Corps Project Coordinator to facilitate our Montana Energy Corps AmeriCorps project. This position provides an excellent opportunity to work with dedicated and professional staff on local and state projects while developing skills working on an AmeriCorps grant. This is a full time position based at NCAT’s headquarters in Butte, MT.

QUALIFICATIONS: This is an excellent opportunity for the candidate with a combination of education and/or experience in energy, personnel management, business management or development, project coordination, or community service. A college degree is required. Minimum requirements include a background in energy, AmeriCorps Program, or project development and interest in sustainable energy and energy efficiency.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: The successful candidate will have a strong interest in facilitating the Montana Energy Corps AmeriCorps project. A demonstrated interest and knowledge in promoting energy efficiency, community engagement and sustainable communities would be beneficial. Excellent communication skills and the ability to learn quickly are very important in this position, as is attention to detail in order to comply with federal and state grant requirements. A high level of computer literacy is required including use of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Training in personnel management and/ or project coordination would be most useful. Previous AmeriCorps or VISTA experience is useful. Travel is required.


  • Responsible for coordination of the Energy Corps AmeriCorps project in Montana;
  • Facilitate community outreach to identify energy needs and develop relationships with partners to host Energy Corps members who will address these needs;
  • Responsible for Energy Corps member recruitment, management and support;
  • Collect and maintain paperwork including organizing daily, weekly and monthly schedules, timesheets and reports;
  • Facilitate AmeriCorps member trainings;
  • Perform host site monitoring visits and administer project evaluation instruments as appropriate;
  • Demonstrate Energy Corps impact and conduct project assessment;
  • Help develop proposals for additional funding for the Energy Corps project.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: This is a full-time position with a salary range from $32,000 – $40,000 annually depending on skills, qualifications, and experience. Benefits include paid leave, holidays, health insurance, 401(k), life insurance, Long Term Disability, dental and vision plan options, and a pleasant office environment in which to work.

Applications will be accepted through December 11, 2017 or until suitable candidates can be identified. Early applications are encouraged and applications will be considered as they are received. All persons interested in being considered for the position must submit a cover letter highlighting their experience and skills relevant to the listed qualifications, a current resume and a completed NCAT application form. Requests for an NCAT application form and inquires about the application process should be directed to Kriss Sullivan. Incomplete applications or reference on the application to “see resume” will not be considered. Applicants can visit the NCAT’s homepage for a gateway to websites and projects developed by NCAT staff. Send completed application materials to:

Kriss Sullivan
NCAT Human Resource Specialist
P.O. Box 3838
Butte, MT 59702

For convenience this announcement is also available in PDF format.

NCAT Application Form.

NCAT values diversity and encourages minority and women applicants to apply. For additional information about NCAT please visit our website at

It is NCAT’s policy and organizational philosophy to ensure that all of our employment practices, including recruitment and hiring, are administered for all individuals without regard to race, sex, creed, color, national origin, age, religion, marital or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.

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