We are a hard-working team that values doing things differently. We foster an environment of creativity, curiosity, collaboration, and inclusivity. Ideas matter…and our culture will give your ideas a chance. We fail fast and take pride in iteration and innovation. We look for team players and we value work-life balance.

We believe in a more inclusive economy and, among other things, seek to address issues of economic inequality and environmental sustainability. Read about us in Fastcompany and Forbes.

Looking for a dynamic, fun place to work? Join our team by checking out the job listings.

Need more? Watch our COO, Elizabeth Lindsey, detail four reasons why you should join our team…


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All Groundswell employees receive comprehensive medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage, as well as transportation benefits, retirement matching and a generous personal leave policy.


Groundswell is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for paid and unpaid positions are evaluated without regard to sex, religion, age, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, marital status, physical appearance, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status or other unlawful factors. If an applicant with a disability requires assistance during the application process, Groundswell will provide assistance upon request. No applicant who makes such a request will be penalized.

A diverse staff is a singular strength of any organization. Groundswell strives to create a vibrant workplace comprised of people from many backgrounds and with a variety of life experiences. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Current Openings

Check us out and apply. Don’t see a perfect fit, but want to join our team? Email your CV to our Talent Manager, Anna, and we’ll keep you on file for future positions. She can be reached at

Director of Development

Groundswell is growing quickly and we’re looking for a creative and entrepreneurially-minded Director of Development who thinks about development and philanthropy differently. You are dynamic and strategic, and are excited to build and refine our current development strategy by identifying, diversifying and prioritizing different types of contributed income. You love building and growing programs, and are enthusiastic about contributing to the team at Groundswell by growing the overall budget and increasing the capacity of the organization.

You are a compelling storyteller who can creatively share the mission and model of Groundswell with diverse audiences. You will also be responsible for cultivating relationships with new funding partners and soliciting major investments. 

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Product Manager

Groundswell is looking for someone with entrepreneurial vision and significant technical expertise to own development of a new web-first product. This position will be a driving force for achieving national, scalable social impact on core issues from climate change to inequality, while realizing the full potential of Groundswell’s innovative model for consumer-driven social change.

The Product Manager will be responsible for leading this initiative from inception to execution. In this role, you will report to the Director of Strategic Initiatives, collaborate closely with customers and stakeholders to determine user stories and product requirements, and be the primary in working with engineers and designers on technical decisions and development.

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Groundswell Energy Program Associate

The Program Associate will work with the Groundswell Energy team to help families, businesses and community organizations across the region to switch to clean energy together. The Program Associate will be responsible for customer service for Groundswell Energy program participants, ensuring smooth communications between program participants and energy suppliers, maintaining Groundswell’s website and data platforms, and research to support the program. This will be a dynamic, collaborative position for individuals interested in pursuing work in communications, community organizing, or the clean energy sector. 

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Senior Organizing Fellow, Maryland

The Senior Organizing Fellow, Maryland will work to implement Groundswell Energy’s fall campaigns for clean power in Montgomery, Prince Georges, and Howard County. The Senior Organizing Fellow will work closely with Groundswell Energy’s Field Director to organize communities and organizations in Maryland to participate in group purchases of clean power. The Senior Organizing Fellow will build and maintain relationships with community partners and leaders; manage and track participant and program data; present on Groundswell to various audiences; and play a critical role in expanding Groundswell’s impact in Montgomery, Prince Georges and Howard County.

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Writing Fellow 

Groundswell is looking for an independent, dedicated, and talented fellow to create and collect content for our web-based magazine. Groundswell is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving our community, and our magazine is our newest effort to promote positive change in the world. It’s our goal to help people and communities use their everyday purchasing decisions to drive these changes. Featured in Fast Company and Forbes, we use an innovative new model for social impact called Civic Consumption. Civic Consumption brings people together to increase access and lower prices on the goods and services they need most, while rewarding businesses with a positive social or environmental impact.

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to Kelsey Ryan at, along with two writing samples.

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Volunteer Leader

Groundswell wants to build a dynamic, inspiring team of volunteers and leaders to help spread the word and help switch more people in our communities to 100% wind power. Groundswell is looking for individuals in the DC, Maryland, and Philadelphia regions who are passionate about the environment, interested in community organizing, and looking to help others save money on their utility bill. As a leader, you will be part of our outreach team, working to help your community reduce its carbon footprint while also saving money on clean energy. Volunteer leaders will engage with their communities through various outreach tactics during our Spring and Fall campaigns. Join our team!

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