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Energy Champion

Do you want to become a Greenwich Energy champion? 

Find out more below and apply by Friday 10th March 2017.


To be a parent power Energy champion you must:

  • be unemployed
  • be 18 years and above
  • have a child under 5
  • able to speak & read English
  • have basic maths 
  • be able to spare half a day per week for 8 weeks for the training + 1 home visit (4h) per week for 15 to 22 weeks
  • live in the Woolwich Riverside, Woolwich Common or Charlton area


You don't need to:

  • have formal qualifications
  • be good at DIY
  • know anything about energy 
  • be in receipt of benefits 



Hi! My name is Tom Welfare. I work for South East London Community Energy and I am the ‘Parent Power’ Project Manager! 


Hi! My name is Lorraine Rodrigues, I am the Service Development Manager for Central Greenwich Children's Centres (CGCC) and I am 100% supporting this exciting new project on behalf of CGCC.


Who's involved:

Parent Power is a partnership between:

Central Greenwich Children’s Centres (CGCC): 

And …

South East London Community Energy (SELCE): a not-for-profit community group formed by local residents who help people to get the energy they need at a price they can afford.


What is the project and who are we supporting?

  • We aim to support unemployed families to learn new skills and find employment
  • Gain a Level 3 Certificate in Energy Awareness, for FREE! (Normally costs £900) 
  • Learn new skills with qualified and experienced trainers with expertise in this area
  • We are supporting local residents living in the areas of Woolwich to Charlton with home visits to give advice and tips to help reduce costs on energy bills.
  • We will train up to 15 parents to become energy champions.


How to apply?

Fill in the application form below and bring it to one of our centres. If you need some support contact: Tom on 020 8269 4882 or Lorraine  on 020 8331 4128.


Parent Power Project Information Pack and Application Form

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