Volunteer with GRID Bay Area

Volunteering with GRID Bay Area

Solar Installs
Volunteering on a solar installation with GRID Alternatives is a great way to give back to your community while getting hands-on with solar technology. No experience is required, our licensed installers will teach you everything you need to know. Create an account in our volunteer portal, attend a mandatory safety orientation, and request a spot for upcoming installs!

Availability. Orientations are offered once or twice a month (online or in person at our Oakland office). Installs are posted to the portal on a rolling basis and typically take place Tuesday - Friday, with one Saturday install per month. Priority may be given to green job trainees or our member community for certain installs - details will be listed on the volunteer opportunity in the portal. Become a member today to gain access to more installs and special events with GRID Bay Area.

Workshops
Held monthly, GRID Bay Area hosts hands-on tools or practice roof trainings, community social events, discussions with industry experts on solar policy, renewable energy technology, climate activism and more! 

Workshops are open to anyone - sign up on the volunteer portal or via the Eventbrite link below.

Our next workshop is:

From the Mine to Energy Storage and Beyond
Thursday, March 26 - 6-7:30 pm - ONLINE RSVP here
Join us for this workshop where you will have the opportunity to learn about the lifecycle of rechargeable batteries and their implications for a just transition to renewable energy. 


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If you have solar PV skills or expertise that you would like to share and/or teach at a GRID workshop, reach out to trainingba@gridalternatives.org

Have additional questions about volunteering with GRID? Email us at volunteerba@gridalternatives.org

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