Train to Own Your Own Green Business!

Pono Home, in partnership with Acterra and Elemental Excelerator, is offering a career training program for an aspiring green entrepreneur located in the East Palo Alto area and surrounding communities. The selected candidate(s) will train with Pono Home and Acterra and community partners to learn how to provide free, comprehensive home efficiency services to 100 to 150 low- and moderate-income families in East Palo Alto and neighboring communities from July-December 2018. Upon successful completion of the project at the end of the year, the selected candidate(s) will be eligible to apply for a free Pono Home franchise and additional training with Pono Home staff so they can start a green business with no up-front costs and continue to provide services in the area with an expanded scope of work. Entrepreneurs are welcome to apply alone or with a partner.

This career training program provides a supportive pathway for an entrepreneur to earn a living greening homes in their community, own their own green business, and pioneer the expansion of an innovative business from Hawaii into California. This is a paid, flexible position, and the selected candidate(s) will be paid for all hours worked during the training period. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Applications are due by 5 p.m. PST on Monday, July 16. For more information, please download the job announcement and flyer below. For questions, please contact Sara Cobble at (844) GO-PONO-1 Ext. 1.

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