About RE-volv

At RE-volv, we work to provide access to solar energy to nonprofits across the country that serve disadvantaged communities that otherwise could not go solar, while training the next generation of solar energy leaders in the process.

Want to help? Explore our job openings below and apply to join the team! We look forward to working with you to spread solar and bring the benefits of clean energy to nonprofits in communities that need it most.

Job Openings

Job Openings

Development Manager

Primary Location: San Francisco, CA

Reports To: Executive Director

The Development Manager Role

RE-volv seeks an experienced and highly motivated Development Manager. This is an exciting opportunity for a professional who has managed successful long-term fundraising efforts, with an emphasis on foundations, corporations, and major donors. The Development Manager will lead RE-volv’s fundraising program, managing all aspects of RE-volv’s fund development strategy to raise our $2M+ and growing budget. The right candidate will have a strong background in clean energy, environmental and climate justice solutions, great communication and writing skills, a creative spark, attention to detail, and passion for RE-volv’s mission.

About RE-volv

RE-volv is a nonprofit climate and energy justice organization that helps community-based nonprofits around the country go solar. While doing so, we educate community members about the benefits of clean energy, and train the next generation of clean energy leaders. RE-volv empowers communities by providing financing for the upfront costs of installing solar energy systems to local nonprofits allowing them to immediately save on their electricity costs. This innovative solar financing model allows nonprofits to better use those dollars towards serving their community. With each nonprofit solar project, RE-volv aims to engage and benefit as many people as possible and in doing so, help change the climate and clean energy narrative in America.

RE-volv is a U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Innovation Network awardee, is an inaugural member of the White House National Community Solar Partnership, and winner of the OpenIDEO Climate Innovation Fellowship.

Position Details

This is a full-time position based in our San Francisco office. It requires creativity, independence, collaboration and initiative. Compensation includes an annual salary commensurate with experience, benefits, and generous paid time off. RE-volv also provides the last Friday of every month off for personal care, which we call RE-charge Days. RE-volv allows flexible work hours and is committed to supporting a good work-life balance. Position starts as soon as possible.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop and spearhead annual and long-term fundraising strategy in collaboration with ED
  • Research grantmakers and maintain up-to-date database of potential funding sources
  • Write grant proposals and letters of inquiry to foundation, government, and corporate funders
  • Research potential major gift donors and manage solicitation efforts
  • Work with ED to develop and maintain relationships with donors and grantmakers
  • Support Board of Directors in donor outreach strategy
  • Work with Communications team to develop donor stewardship and communications materials
  • Track and manage incoming donations; maintain donor database in Salesforce
  • Schedule and organize donor cultivation events
  • Manage grant reporting process
  • Represent RE-volv by speaking at events
  • Be a collaborative member of a small team working to achieve RE-volv’s mission

Skills and Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience fundraising, cultivating donor relationships, and grant-writing required
  • Proven track record of individually leading significant fundraising efforts
  • Experience fundraising from major gift donors, foundation, government, and corporate supporters
  • Experience managing donor information and grant applications in Salesforce
  • Deep understanding of the clean energy and climate justice funding landscape
  • Extremely well-organized and good at planning and meeting deadlines over long time horizons
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Comfortable presenting to large and small audiences
  • Ability to self-manage deadlines and tasks
  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting renewable energy, mitigating climate change, and building an equitable and sustainable society

Equal Opportunity

RE-volv is strongly committed to equality of opportunity and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veterans status, genetics or other protected category. We endeavor to build a workplace environment that is welcoming and inclusive for everyone. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and a brief cover letter detailing relevant experience, salary requirements, and interest in the position via email to [email protected]. The position is open until filled. Please write “Development Manager Application - Last Name, First Name” in the subject line. No calls, please.

Office Manager

Primary Location: San Francisco, CA

Reports To: Executive Director

The Office Manager Role

The Office Manager will work hand in hand with the Executive Director and will assist in the human resources, administrative, and business operations at RE-volv. The Office Manager will support the execution of day to day tasks including HR, business administration, and technological and operational systems as we scale. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated track record in business administration, office management, executive assistance, supporting members of the board of directors, HR, IT systems and basic accounting. They will also have a deep understanding of clean energy and climate justice, and the ability to learn quickly and creatively problem solve. They will have exemplary organizational and communications skills, possess a high attention to detail, and bring an optimistic, positive attitude to the team.

About RE-volv

RE-volv is a nonprofit climate and energy justice organization that helps community-based nonprofits around the country go solar. While doing so, we educate community members about the benefits of clean energy, and train the next generation of clean energy leaders. RE-volv empowers communities by providing financing for the upfront costs of installing solar energy systems to local nonprofits allowing them to immediately save on their electricity costs. This innovative solar financing model allows nonprofits to better use those dollars towards serving their community. With each nonprofit solar project, RE-volv aims to engage and benefit as many people as possible and in doing so, help change the climate and clean energy narrative in America.

RE-volv is a U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Innovation Network awardee, is an inaugural member of the White House National Community Solar Partnership, and winner of the OpenIDEO Climate Innovation Fellowship.

Position Details

This is a full-time position based in our San Francisco office. It requires creativity, independence, collaboration and initiative. Compensation includes an annual salary commensurate with experience, benefits, and generous paid time off. RE-volv also provides the last Friday of every month off for personal care, which we call RE-charge Days. RE-volv allows flexible work hours and is committed to supporting a good work-life balance. Position starts as soon as possible.

Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with Executive Director to manage day-to-day operations of the organization, managing deadlines on important projects, external communications, calendar management, travel planning, and technology use
  • Provide staff a strong day-to-day support regarding all matters of office operations and be available to support staff as needed
  • Help administer the performance management process that measures and evaluates staff progress against goals for the organization
  • Help set and track our organizational performance metrics, ensure data integrity, and manage our IT infrastructure to support the growth of the organization
  • Support annual audit, all legal filings, and year-end 501c3 reporting
  • Manage communications with the Board of Directors and note-taking during meetings
  • Assist human resource needs such as ensuring timely reviews, competitive benefits and organizational development in accordance with RE-volv’s goals and budget
  • Support RE-volv’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in all aspects of the organization

Skills and Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of office management, business administration, or Executive Assistant experience, preferably in nonprofits
  • Demonstrated experience supporting day-to-day operations of high-functioning highly effective impact organizations
  • Eagerness to work closely with staff to help develop their skills and achieve their career goals in line with organizational goals
  • Project planning, monitoring, and reporting skills
  • Proven track record implementing and managing information infrastructure in Salesforce, Dropbox, and Google Drive
  • Ability to analyze key metrics and data trends to support organizational decisions
  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting renewable energy, mitigating climate change, and building an equitable and sustainable society

Equal Opportunity

RE-volv is strongly committed to equality of opportunity and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veterans status, genetics or other protected category. We endeavor to build a workplace environment that is welcoming and inclusive for everyone. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and a brief cover letter detailing relevant experience, salary requirements, and interest in the position via email to [email protected]. The position is open until filled. Please write “Office Manager Application - Last Name, First Name” in the subject line. No calls, please.

Careers

Work that makes a difference

RE-volv empowers people to bring clean energy to their communities. We envision a world where people are thriving in communities powered by clean energy.

Benefits

What it's like to work at RE-volv

Health Care

In order to create a more sustainable, equitable world, we have to take good care of ourselves and our health. RE-volv provides full health care coverage for our employees with the ability to cover loved ones as well.

RE-charge Days

Being a changemaker is hard work. Personal care goes a long way to help us stay on top of our game. That's why every last Friday of the month, RE-volv employees get a "RE-charge Day" to rest, relax, unwind, and recharge their batteries for the month ahead.

Retirement benefits

We're not getting any younger, amirite? To make sure we have an eye on our future years, RE-volv puts 3% of your salary, on top of what you make, into a retirement account for you, with a sustainable investment fund where you get to pick how your retirement savings is invested. You can also elect to put a portion of your pre-tax salary into your retirement savings on top of RE-volv's contribution.

Professional Development

We believe that the most fulfilling jobs are the ones where we are constantly learning and growing. Each RE-volv employee gets an annual professional development budget so you can take that course, attend that conference, and develop the skills you need for this role and the next.

Generous time off

We believe that the more time we have off to do whatever makes us happy contributes to our well-being as well as to that of the organization. In addition to one RE-charge Day per month, RE-volv has every federal holiday off, as well as International Workers' Day (May 1st), the day before and after Thanksgiving, and is closed during the holiday season from Christmas Eve to the day after New Year's Day. In addition, RE-volv employees accrue 18 days of paid-time off in the first year, which increases over time. We also prioritize taking good care of new Mommies and Daddies!

Become a Volunteer

As a RE-volv Solar Ambassador, you’ll spearhead a solar project for a local nonprofit in your community while engaging and educating the community about the importance of solar energy. RE-volv trains Solar Ambassadors in everything they need to know to bring solar energy to a local nonprofit while providing solar professional development training.