blueEnergy is an international nonprofit organization that works to break the cycle of poverty to create a world of sustainable living and opportunity for all. The organization does this by creating opportunities for sustainable development in severely marginalized communities and by developing leaders working internationally for a more equitable, sustainable world.
blueEnergy creates impact in Nicaragua and Ethiopia. At the local level in Nicaragua, blueEnergy delivers renewable energy, clean water, and other key services to marginalized communities on Nicaragua’s Caribbean Coast utilizing a holistic approach to community development and capacity building. At the national level, blueEnergy is facilitating and strengthening a network of renewable energy service providers to expand access to sustainable energy across Nicaragua. At the international level, blueEnergy is playing a lead role in the creation of a network of organizations working with locally produced, small wind turbines for rural electrification.
blueEnergy’s project headquarters are located in Bluefields, Nicaragua. There, the organization recruits a diverse, multicultural team of international volunteers and local and international staff. This unique organizational structure amplifies blueEnergy’s impact and provides the volunteers themselves with a transformative experience to help them reach their global leadership potential.
blueEnergy is looking for talented, committed individuals to join our diverse, dynamic organization, and can offer many opportunities for meaningful personal and professional growth.
Currently blueEnergy is seeking a mature, culturally sensitive, proactive individual with strong motivation to work in the energy program team in Bluefields, Nicaragua. As blueEnergy’s Nicaragua Renewable Energy Technical Coordinator Volunteer, you will work within the renewable energy team and report to blueEnergy Programs Coordinator who oversees all blueEnergy Program thematic areas. This is a small team made up of locals & foreigners. The projects are primarily solar energy off grid (rural and peri-urban micro-grids & small home solar) and bio digesters. Essentially the position is developing and executing renewable energy projects from A to Z.
The Technical Coordinator/Project Manager Volunteer will be in charge of participating directly & supervising each project, including the technical design and implementation of rural microgrid, design and installation of solar systems for homes and businesses, be involved in microgrid monitoring and maintenance, document energy related activities, help train local technicians, support the execution of energy related project activities, as well as collaborate in the development of new project profiles and their corresponding budgets. Candidates must have exceptional teamwork skills and emotional intelligence, and be able to thrive in a rigorous, dynamic and often highly resource constrained environment.
|Expériences / Formation du candidat|
|Qualité du candidat|
|Fonctions||Coordination, Gestion de projet, Technicien spécialiste|
|Pays||Amérique latine, Nicaragua|
|Contrat||Volontariat / service civique|
|Durée du contrat|
Start date July 10th, 2018
|Salaire / Indemnité|
Volunteers receive a modest living stipend (legal VSI stipend) and blueEnergy offers full room and board and wireless internet on the blueEnergy campus/facilities. If a volunteer chooses to life outside blueEnergy facilities they are responsible for the costs associated.
|Documents à envoyer|
CV and CL in spanish
|Nom de la personne contact|
|Email de la personne email@example.com|
|Date de fin de validité||15/07/2018|