National Alumni Chair

Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


The National Alumni Chair leads Cleantech Open’s engagement with its widespread network of over 800 active alumni in the US, and a rapidly growing network of alumni around the world. Key responsibilities include:

  • Work with stakeholders to clarify the mission, goals, and objectives of the alumni program
  • Define alumni program scope, elements, and key deliverables
  • Drive development of roles, processes, tools, and metrics to support consistent and high-quality program execution
  • Build the community of alumni chairs across CTO’s 8 US Regions to enable excellence in execution
  • Foster a collaborative culture of data-driven continuous improvement

This is a position that allows for room to grow the program and discover how value can be added. This is a volunteer position with the potential for a stipend after a trial period.

Who we’re looking for:

Strong leadership skills that inspire confidence and alignment - ability to drive clarity, focus, and execution

Notable experience working with alumni programs

A track record of demonstrated results and a bias for action

Passion for cleantech innovation and entrepreneurship

Ability to commit ~12 hours per week

What you’ll give:

  • Strategic thinking that advances the connectivity Cleantech Open maintains with its growing base of alumni, and the value Cleantech Open provides its alumni
  • Program leadership that drives clear goals and objectives, focuses the team on the most important outcomes, and enables and facilitates effective program execution.
  • Active collaboration across the Cleantech Open organization to build a cohesive community of practice around alumni engagement and value creation

What you’ll get:

  • Regular interaction with the brightest entrepreneurs, mentors, VCs and corporate professionals
  • Great exposure & education on building a successful enterprise from startup to mainstream player
  • A chance to roll up your sleeves & contribute in one of the most exciting business accelerators
  • A prestigious entry on your resume that reflects practical know-how in getting a cleantech business running successfully, including potential references, recommendations and expertise


  • Program Management
  • Group Facilitation
  • Management
  • Professional Development

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Up to 8 hours a week
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