Career Opportunities


Program Director, Energy Efficiency 

The Program Director, Energy Efficiency is a senior-level position at SBC that reports to the Vice President, Climate and Energy and closely coordinates outreach activities and strategic direction with the President. The Program Director assumes primary responsibility for day-to-day leadership and management of SBC’s current and future energy programs.  The position will also be actively engaged in the development and implementation of SBC’s ongoing Strategic and Business Plans.  This position will play a key supporting role in organizational strategic direction, business planning, and project planning in concert with the management and strategic team. 

This Program Director will direct the day-to-day operations of the Sierra Nevada Energy Watch, ensuring the program is on budget and meeting goals as outlined in SBC’s current contract with Pacific Gas & Electric Co., and will be a primary developer and implementer of our future Local Government Partnership, Community Choice Energy, and other energy programs going forward.

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Volunteer and Internship Program


Volunteering or Interning with Sierra Business Council enables you to develop key skills for your career, network with professionals from all over the state, and work with a reputable organization that creates positive change for the Sierra Nevada. Our opportunities seek to offer rich community benefit to a diversity of individuals looking to give back to their community or enhance a resume.

Opportunities are not limited to the categories outlined below. We are interested in tailoring a position and experience to meet your needs and interests. Please be prepared to outline this tailored experience to our Volunteer and Intern Program Manager, justifying how this benefits your needs and the needs of the organization. The following opportunities are available:

Administrative Support
Communications and Outreach
Event Planning
Government Affairs
Grant and Research Writing

Volunteer opportunities are distinguished from Internship opportunities based on varying levels of commitment as well as expected time in the office.

Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Partnership Program
Sierra Nevada Energy Watch

It is our expectation that internships will be fulfilled in 3-12 month periods. Commitment can vary between 10-20 hours per week, however, because they are tailored to specific projects with SBC that are timeline and deadline driven, require a high level of consistency. Unless specified, all internships are unpaid.

For Volunteer or Internship opportunities, please fill out the short application below and we will contact you.