Home Energy Surveys – Vacancies

C.H.E.E.S.E. is a non-profit scheme led by local community volunteers that shows you where your house leaks heat and money by means of thermal imaging and suggests what remedial action to take.

Surveys are reasonably priced and free to low income households and will be available through the winter from November 2017 onwards.  Find out more and sign up at cheeseproject.co.uk.

The best recommendations come from people who have already had a survey, so if you have found a survey useful in making your home warmer and/or in saving energy please pass the word around.


Opportunities to work on the CHEESE project

The project is currently looking for enthusiastic people to help with the upcoming survey season, in paid and voluntary positions.

Intern: This appointment will be from late October until the end of March, a paid position, up to 3 days per week. It is a flexible role, helping with different aspects of the project, such as development of the website and literature, data analysis, assistance with our surveys and conducting follow ups with previous CHEESE customers.

Energy Tracer training: We are offering free training course for CHEESE ‘Energy Tracer’ surveyors, beginning with a training weekend on the 21st and 22nd October. Trained surveyors are paid £40 per survey. We expect a commitment to help with/carry out at least one survey a week (on average) during a 19 week season from November till end March 2018, with a break from 10th-31st December. Surveys are typically scheduled at weekends and sometime evenings and take approximately two hours, so it can be fitted in around a full-time job. There is more information about Energy Tracers and our survey on the website at cheeseproject.co.uk.

Volunteers to assist with surveys:  In this role, you will provide support to an Energy Tracer surveyor with the handling and setting up of equipment, and engagement with householders. This is a great opportunity to gain experience of our work and surveying approach.

If any of these roles interest you, or you would like more information, then please email to introduce yourself to info@cheeseproject.co.uk.

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