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


120 Boyson RdHiawatha, IA 52233
Solar PV on the roof of IRETC
We opened IRETC with installation workshops.


Through outreach, demonstrations, and hands-on workshops with our Imagine Energy Open House program at our Renewable Energy Training Center (IRETC) in Hiawatha, IRenew helps Iowans understand how natural and renewable resources offer energy alternatives to power our homes, businesses, schools, vehicles and cities. I-Renew is offering multiple volunteer opportunities in 2017 for youth and adults as follows:

Benefits of volunteering 20 hrs (10 2-hr shifts)
  • Qualify to win a scholarship for higher education
  • Earn a Changers mobile solar charger
  • Earn a certificate of completion signed by Don White - President of the I-Renew Board
  • Meet some fun and interesting people
  • Learn and have fun
  • Be part of making renewable energy the primary source of energy in Iowa
General Volunteer Duties
  • Abide by safety guidelines, keeping you and visitors safe
  • Setup and tear down displays
  • Walk visitors through the solar technologies on display
  • Distribute information about renewable energy and energy efficiency programs in Iowa
  • Collect surveys
  • Have fun

2016 Imagine Energy Traveler Events

We are still working on a schedule. Training will start late April - early May

For more details on the IRETC see


Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10-20 hrs a month
  • If not 18, adult supervision is requiredSpring Training in April 2017

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