Volunteer Position: Research

Research/Analyst Volunteer

The Local Clean Energy Alliance (LCEA), the Bay Area's largest clean energy coalition, with 90 affiliated member organizations, including environmental justice, social justice, environmental, business, and community groups, seeks a motivated and organized Researcher/Analyst Volunteer.  This is a great opportunity to gain experience on energy policy advocacy while providing needed research assistance for our efforts. This position is out of the LCEA’s office in downtown Oakland, though much of the work can be performed off site.

This volunteer position is supervised by the LCEA Coordinator. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Researching renewable energy and energy policy developments that impact the work of the LCEA.
  • Prepare briefings or reports on research results
  • Participate in LCEA meetings
  • Represent LCEA on phone and in-person at events


  • A passion for the clean power, healthy communities perspective of the LCEA
  • General knowledge/background regarding renewable energy and renewable energy policy
  • Good research and analysis skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Responsible, very organized, and detail-oriented

How to Apply:

Please include a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your availability, along with a resume to al.weinrub@comcast.net. Women, LGBTQI, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. No phone calls please. Thanks for your interest!