Who We Look For

Groundswell builds community power. Individuals of various nationalities, ages, religions, and socio­economic backgrounds comprise our team and work with us to empower communities. Learn more about our hiring philosophy and recruiting process in our Interview Guide.

Core Values

Service. It’s a privilege and not a chore.

Equity. We’re all in this together. We believe different views and experiences are advantages, so we strive to ensure everyone has a seat and voice at the table built by all.

Respect. Everyone matters. We work with exceptional people who do exceptional things.

Transformative. We are smart, adaptable, learn from our mistakes, and are willing to be the first to try new things.

Integrity. We uphold the values of Groundswell in every action and decision.

Excellence. We believe in what we are doing, thus we value hard work and persistence to offer our best.

Support Each Other. We are committed to building an encouraging, caring, and supportive environment.

Get Stuff Done. We work with a sense of urgency. We take pride in our work and bring our A-game to all our interactions.

Benefits

  • 401(k) plan: employer match vested on day one

  • Monthly phone and internet stipends

  • Paid holidays and a Christmas break

  • Healthcare spending accounts

  • Short Term disability Insurance

  • Long term disability insurance

  • Paid time off (vacations, sick, personal leave)

  • Development Days

  • Vol Life, AD&D

Open Positions

  • Vice President and Managing Director, SE Rural Power Solar for All

    The Vice President and Managing Director, SE Rural Power Solar for All (Vice President) will lead the strategic direction, implementation, and management of Groundswell’s EPA Greenhouse Gas Fund-funded (GGRF) SE Rural Power Solar for All Program (SE Rural Power). Consistent with the purposes of the EPA’s GGRF Solar for All Program and the Justice40 initiative, the SE Rural Power Program will deliver deep electricity bill savings to tens of thousands of income-qualified residents across Alabama, Arkansas, Northern Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Central and Southern Virginia by delivering a range of financial assistance tools to deploy community solar with associated energy storage, in partnership with local nonprofit rural cooperative and municipal utilities across the region.

  • Senior Data Analyst

    Are you passionate about working at the intersection of clean energy and social justice? Do you excel in turning business problems and raw data into meaningful insights? Do you thrive on solving complex research problems and uncovering actionable information? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Senior Data Analyst at Groundswell. As a Senior Data Analyst, you will play a critical role in driving data-driven decision-making across the organization. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to understand business needs and collect, analyze, and interpret complex data sets to extract valuable insights and provide actionable recommendations. Your work will directly impact our strategic initiatives, operational efficiency, and overall business performance.

  • Director Of SOUL

    This is an exciting opportunity for a professional looking to deepen a career at the intersection of clean energy and social justice. Groundswell’s Energy Programs team leads delivery of the organization’s solar, resilience, energy efficiency, and housing equity programs and projects in multiple states. As a key member of this team, the Director of SOUL Programs will be responsible for strategy development and implementation for Groundswell’s residential energy efficiency and housing equity programs, collectively referred to as SOUL (Save On Utilities Long term).

  • Director of Solar and Resilience Project Development

    This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, versatile, and detail-oriented problem-solver with a passion for clean energy and social justice. Groundswell’s Energy Programs team leads the delivery of the organization’s solar, resilience, energy efficiency, and housing equity programs and projects in multiple states. As a key member of this team, the Director of Solar and Resilience Project Development is responsible for managing all functions pertaining to solar and resilience hub project planning, technical and financial due diligence, and contracting in accordance with Groundswell objectives and policies, industry standards, and regulatory requirements. As a leader in a dynamic and growing organization, the individual will implement new organizational capabilities, processes, and procedures that serve the growth and continuous improvement of all Groundswell programs.

  • Associate Director, Product Design

    This is an exciting full-time position for an individual passionate about designing custom applications and user experiences that have a substantial impact at the intersection of clean energy and social justice. The Associate Director, Product Design will work closely with a team that includes a program manager, web development manager, and software developer to build a comprehensive and engaging experience for both internal and external users of Groundswell’s proprietary SharePower software platform. With Groundswell programs poised to serve more than 40,000 Empowered (income-qualifying) households over the next five years, the Associate Director will have a people-focused design mentality that positions our software platform to scale as the program itself grows.

Stay in Touch

To stay in touch with us for future opportunities, join our recruiting mailing list or contact us at [email protected].