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.


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

  • Monthly phone and internet stipends

  • Paid holidays and a Christmas break

  • Healthcare spending accounts

  • Long term disability insurance

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

  • Development Days

Open Positions

  • VP of Energy Programs

    The VP of Energy Programs will advance the mission and strategic plan goals by leading Groundswell’s solar, energy resilience, and energy efficiency programs in the five states Groundswell currently serves. The VP will have P/L responsibilities for the programs they oversee and will work in close collaboration with the CEO to develop new opportunities. The VP of Programs will be joining Groundswell during a period of high growth in its scale and scope of impact and will be building the capacity of the Energy Programs team as Groundswell grows. 

  • Special Assistant to the CEO

    The Special Assistant to the CEO is a self-motivated individual who is responsible for providing high-priority support to Groundswell’s Chief Executive Officer. Reporting to the CEO, the Special Assistant to the CEO will provide senior-level support in a well-organized and timely manner which will include maintaining the CEO’s schedule, calendars, and documents.

  • HR Coordinator

    The HR Coordinator will be responsible for completing administrative and operational duties for the organization’s human resources department. Reporting to the Director of HR and Marketing & Communications, the HR Coordinator will provide support for the administration of all human resource programs including, but not limited to compensation, benefits, leave, payroll, disciplinary matters, disputes and investigations, performance and talent management, productivity, recognition and employee morale, and training and development. 

Stay in Touch

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