Join with others who are interested in helping preserve the environment one rooftop at a time. This free, 3-hr. training workshop will teach you the basics of electricity, solar technology, the process of installing rooftop photovoltaic (PV) systems, safety, etc.
The workshop is offered by SunWork (SunWork.org), a small 501(c)(3) nonprofit that installs rooftop PV systems on low-electricity-using homes — those that use less than $100/month of electricity on average (excluding electric-vehicle usage). SunWork also does installations for other nonprofits, such as churches, homeless shelters, etc. Its mission is to make solar energy more available and affordable to these two markets which face high costs (and often a lack of interest) from traditional solar installers.
SunWork is more affordable for homeowners and nonprofits because of its trained volunteers who help install rooftop systems under the direction of SunWork’s professional Project Leads. Once volunteers take the 3-hr. training, they’re eligible to participate in SunWork installations and get hands-on solar experience. No prior experience of any type is needed.
The workshop will be held at the French Hospital, Copeland Health Education Pavilion, 3rd Floor, 1911 Johnson Ave., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. The workshop is free, but registration is suggested at sunwork.org/events. For more info, email email@example.com, call 805-550-5898, or go to sunwork.org/volunteerquestions