City of Raleigh Offers Free Green Building Training

The City of Raleigh Office of Sustainability has developed a Green Building Training Program through a grant from the Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) and the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act.  Through its Green Building Training Program, the Office of Sustainability is offering classes and certifications for a $25.00 refundable fee per class … Read more

Green Job of the Day: Energy Research Engineer, Appalachian Energy Center (Boone, NC)

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility. Job: Energy Research EngineerOrganization: Appalachian Energy CenterLocation: Boone, NC An excerpt of the job announcement follows below. You can review the complete job announcement here. [start excerpt] Research, outreach, and education activities … Read more

Apprenticeship Opportunity at Center for Environmental Farming Systems (Goldsboro, NC)

The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) in Goldsboro, North Carolina is offering four apprenticeships to learn the basics of running a small farm.    Apprentices will come to the CEFS Small Farm Unit (SFU) in Goldsboro and work with the farm manager, extension personnel and university researchers on a daily basis. Apprentices will participate fully in the production and marketing … Read more