“The heart of a volunteer is not measured in size, but by the depth of the commitment to make a difference in the lives of others.”
Ohio Interfaith Power and Light has many opportunities for you to be involved as a volunteer in the mission of a religious response to climate change.
We hope you will consider sharing your unique gifts with us as we seek to make a difference in Ohio!
Please look over our present areas of volunteer opportunities. Fill out the Volunteer Engagement Form (below) to let us know your interest.
Our workgroups bring together individuals from around Ohio to work on a common program area.
- Education-help to develop a clearinghouse of the resources that are being used in Ohio’s faith communities to address a religious response to climate change.
- Advocacy-help to support public policies that address climate change. Writing letters to the editor, visiting legislators, attending events and public hearings, and more (!)
- Stewardship–help to support energy stewardship and sustainability for houses of worship and individuals
These groups meets via conference calls and volunteers are invited to the OhIPL annual gathering in November.
Other Volunteer Opportunities
- Clearinghouse volunteers contacts faith communities in an area of Ohio to identify the resources that these congregations have found helpful in their earth care ministries. We will share these resources on our website.
- Outreach volunteers attend local fairs and events to share information about Ohio Interfaith Power and Light.
- Regional Event volunteers help to organize opportunities for regional faith communities interested in earth care ministries and a religious response to climate change to meet and support one another.
- Clergy and faith leaders help us spread the word about a religious response to climate change.
Volunteer training is provided. Please fill out the online form below and we will contact you about what you would like to do and how we can work together!