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First Line Weatherization Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Energy Conservation Associates, Inc

First line volunteers provide basic weatherization services to our clients throughout the year with our Weatherization Specialist, Don Hill and assisted by our Volunteer Coordinator, Delano Ray. The First Line jobs are typically one in the morning and one in the afternoon Tuesday-Friday. We are in need of volunteers throughout the week in the morning, afternoon or both.

First Line volunteers can work daily, weekly, bimonthly, monthly or quarterly and install weatherization materials in residents’ homes at levels 1-3. Volunteers may advance to other levels after assessment from trained staff or skilled volunteers. Project Warm's First Line Weatherization program includes weatherproofing doors and windows, installing locks and deadbolts if needed and makes doors more functional, caulking around open seams, and other weatherization techniques.

LEVELS 1 - 3 LISTED BELOW:

Basic Volunteers (Level 1)

  • Hang interior plastic window coverings
  • Discuss basic energy saving tips with residents
  • Assess for other needs: smoke alarms, missing primary glass in windows, changing the furnace filter and more.

Trained Volunteers (Level 2)

  • Weatherstrip doors
  • Caulk windows
  • Seal missing window panes with insulation board
  • Measure windows for replacement glass
  • Replace/install locks on doors
  • Seal air leaks around pipes

Skilled Volunteers (Level 3)

  • Replace glass
  • Plane & re-hang doors
  • Seal air leaks in walls and ceilings
  • Check vent & cold air return ducts if needed
  • Discuss basic energy saving tips with resident


2 Shifts

  • Fri May 20, 2022 - 08:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Volunteers for this opp. needed weekly, biweekly, monthly, bimonthly or quarterly
  • Fri May 20, 2022 - 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
    Volunteers for this opp. needed weekly, biweekly, monthly, bimonthly or quarterly
  • NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Energy Conservation Associates, Inc

Location:

800 South Preston Street, Suite 110, Louisville, KY 40203, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide energy conservation services and education to promote energy-saving practices in the community. As a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, Project Warm delivers free services to low-income households, seniors, and the disabled living in Jefferson County. ​

Description

Project Warm, began in 1982 with financial support from LG&E and Metro Louisville. Today LG&E and Metro Louisville continue to invest in Project Warm because of the social, economic, and environmental impact we continue to produce.

Project Warm provides a positive impact on families and our community through our weatherization services and energy conservation education. The benefits of our services are:

  • Lower energy usage

  • Reduced climate pollution

  • Affordable housing

  • Improved health

  • Increased safety

  • Neighborhood stability

CAUSE AREAS

Emergency & Safety
Environment
Homeless & Housing
Emergency & Safety, Environment, Homeless & Housing

WHEN

Fri May 20, 2022 - Sun Jul 31, 2022
08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

800 South Preston StreetSuite 110Louisville, KY 40203

(38.24238,-85.74828)
 

SKILLS

  • Construction
  • Home Repair

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • can be weekly, biweekly, monthly, bimonthly or quarterly.

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