Youth Climate Group Basildon

Would you like to be the first leaders of a new energy saving project in the Basildon area? If you are 18-24, you can volunteer a little time, your climate action is needed.

If you would like to get involved or find out more, contact Nicola: / 07456 901501 / Community Energy South

Community Energy South are looking for 5-10 people living or working in the Basildon, Billericay or Wickford area to form one community organisation which will help homes or community buildings save energy. As volunteers, you will be the leaders, develop projects and enable other young people of all ages to take part in those projects.

Community Energy South (CES) is a non-profit organisation which develops community energy businesses. Working with the local councils CES provides free mentoring to set up energy groups, develop business plans, energy projects, and find funding.


  • Helping friends & neighbours save energy at home
  • Help alleviate climate anxiety
  • An excellent addition to your CV or as part of learning or professional development
  • Learn new skills in live project management, financial planning, energy efficiency and more
  • Potential for paid work as the business grows

Skills needed?

Being organised, good at communicating with others and excited about saving carbon. Free training and support will be provided over several months.

Commitment required?

1-3 hours per week (plus monthly daytime or evening meetings depending on group preference).


None – support is provided for free.
Where needed, the projects decided by the new business later on will be supported to attract grant funding.


Right away! Get in touch! / 07456 901501 / Community Energy South