Rising Sun Center for Opportunity: Climate Careers Program
The Climate Careers Program (Energy Specialist) is for young people ages 15-22 from low income households and/or other disadvantaging circumstances (see full qualifying list on the online program application at risingsunopp.org/youth-participant-application/). The work based learning portion of the program is comprised by fulfilling the duties of the Energy Specialist position. In 2020, over 150 youth participants will have the opportunity to build their resume and professional skill set through work-based learning as Energy Specialists.
Energy Specialist participants will:
● Get PAID to participate in weekly Professional Development workshops to help you with career skills – resumes, interview skills, networking, and more!
● Get PAID to deliver the GreenHouse Call service, gaining knowledge and work experience in the sustainability field that looks great on your resume
● Leave the program with a professional portfolio that will help you get your next job
● Gain post-summer access to Climate Careers alumni events