Jobs + Internships

Come work to make San Francisco a greener and more equitable place for all its residents! Livable City and Sunday Streets are on the lookout for talented individuals to intern or work as part-time event ambassadors. Sunday Streets is a program of leading policy nonprofit Livable City, a champion for complete streets, a citywide greenway network, parking reform, improved transit, increasing affordable housing, keeping arts and artists in San Francisco, and neighborhood commercial districts that are vital, diverse, and walkable.

Livable City turns policy into action with an annual season of Sunday Street events reclaiming car-congested streets for community health, transforming them into car-free spaces for all to enjoy. The program helps create temporary open space and free, accessible recreational opportunities in neighborhoods most lacking, encourages physical activity, fosters community building, promotes shopping local, and inspires people to think differently about streets as public spaces.

Check out our current opportunities below.

Full- and Part-Time Positions

Internship Opportunities

Livable City and Sunday Streets are looking for committed, talented individuals to intern for 12-week intervals. Interns are expected to commit to at least 10 hours per week and will work closely with staff to craft a custom opportunity.

Volunteer Administration Intern

About Livable City

Livable City is San Francisco’s urban land use policy and advocacy nonprofit. The organization works to create a San Francisco of great streets and complete neighborhoods, where walking, bicycling, and transit are the best choices for most trips, where public spaces are beautiful, well-designed, and well-maintained, and where housing is more plentiful and more affordable.

Livable City also runs a number of programs, including Sunday Streets and Play Streets. These programs bring communities together, promoting healthy living and active transportation to create vibrant, healthy, connected communities across the city through the format of car-free streets.

Livable City has six dedicated full-time staff, augmented by passionate interns and hundreds of annual volunteers.

Internship Requirements:
  • A minimum commitment of 8 hours per week in the office, with some additional night and weekend availability
  • A minimum commitment of 12 weeks depending the candidate’s satisfactory performance.
  • Mandatory attendance at Sunday Streets Events in 2019.
  • Complete a 5 minute presentation at the end of the internship.
Position Overview:

Livable City is seeking a Volunteer Administration Intern to support the organization’s volunteer program. The intern will help support our 300+ member volunteer program by providing administrative support, assistance with quality control and records maintenance. The intern will gain valuable administrative and leadership experience needed in today’s workforce. The position reports to the Sunday Streets Volunteer Manager. Responsibilities to include:

  • Assist with digital promotion via Volunteer Match, Idealist, etc.
  • Help maintain Salesforce database and help supervise data entry volunteers.
  • Assist with producing volunteer rosters and notifications.
Qualifications
  • A commitment to Livable City’s and Sunday Streets’ mission and values.
  • Ability to communicate with diverse groups.
  • Excellent oral & written communications skills.
  • Cheerful, friendly, upbeat outlook.
  • Attention to detail.
To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter, along with your general availability to: hr@livablecity.org with the subject line: 2019 Volunteer Administration Intern.

Summer 2019 Recruitment Timeline

The application deadline has been extended to Friday, May 17th. Interns are expected to begin late May/early June.

Volunteer Engagement Intern

About Livable City

Livable City is San Francisco’s urban land use policy and advocacy nonprofit. The organization works to create a San Francisco of great streets and complete neighborhoods, where walking, bicycling, and transit are the best choices for most trips, where public spaces are beautiful, well-designed, and well-maintained, and where housing is more plentiful and more affordable.

Livable City also runs a number of programs, including Sunday Streets and Play Streets. These programs bring communities together, promoting healthy living and active transportation to create vibrant, healthy, connected communities across the city through the format of car-free streets.

Livable City has six dedicated full-time staff, augmented by passionate interns and hundreds of annual volunteers.

Internship Requirements:
  • A minimum commitment of 8 hours per week in the office, with some additional night and weekend availability
  • A minimum commitment of 12 weeks depending the candidate’s satisfactory performance.
  • Mandatory attendance at Sunday Streets Events in 2019.
  • Complete a 5 minute presentation at the end of the internship.
Position Overview:

Livable City is seeking a Volunteer Engagement Intern to support the organization’s growing volunteer program. The intern will help support our 300+ member volunteer program through outreach and volunteer recruitment efforts, promoting volunteer opportunities and assist with training to increase the reach and impact of our mission through volunteer empowerment. The intern will gain valuable leadership and public speaking experience needed in today’s workforce. The position reports to the Sunday Streets Volunteer Manager. Responsibilities to include:

  • Assist with outreach such as attending job fairs, staffing street team days, etc.
  • Assist with volunteer training and supervision in office, during street team and on event day.
Qualifications
  • A commitment to Livable City’s and Sunday Streets’ mission and values.
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs, walk and/or stand for several hours.
  • Ability to communicate with diverse groups.
  • Excellent oral & written communications skills.
  • Cheerful, friendly, upbeat outlook.
To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter, along with your general availability to: hr@livablecity.org with the subject line: 2019 Volunteer Engagement Intern.

Summer 2019 Recruitment Timeline

The application deadline has been extended to Friday, May 17th. Interns are expected to begin late May/early June.

Public Relations Intern

About Livable City

Livable City is San Francisco’s urban land use policy and advocacy nonprofit. The organization works to create a San Francisco of great streets and complete neighborhoods, where walking, bicycling, and transit are the best choices for most trips, where public spaces are beautiful, well-designed, and well-maintained, and where housing is more plentiful and more affordable.

Livable City also runs a number of programs, including Sunday Streets and Play Streets. These programs bring communities together, promoting healthy living and active transportation to create vibrant, healthy, connected communities across the city through the format of car-free streets.

Livable City has six dedicated full-time staff, augmented by passionate interns and hundreds of annual volunteers.

Internship Requirements:
  • A minimum commitment of 8 hours per week in the office, with some additional night and weekend availability
  • A minimum commitment of 12 weeks depending the candidate’s satisfactory performance.
  • Mandatory attendance at Sunday Streets Events in 2019.
  • Complete a 5 minute presentation at the end of the internship.
Position Overview:

Livable City seeks an intern to support the organization’s public relations efforts. Responsibilities to include:

  • Assist with drafting press releases.
  • Update and maintain media list, research and identify new outlets.
  • Help coordinate approvals, reviews and publishing with staff and program partners.
Qualifications
  • A commitment to Livable City and Sunday Streets mission and values.
  • Excellent oral & written communications skills.
  • Marketing experience or coursework.
  • Ability to communicate with diverse stakeholders, including media contacts and partner liaisons.
  • Experience with Google Drive and/or Office Suite.
To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter, along with your general availability to: hr@livablecity.org with the subject line: 2019 PR Intern.

Summer 2019 Recruitment Timeline

The application deadline has been extended to Friday, May 17th. Interns are expected to begin late May/early June.

Social Media Intern

About Livable City

Livable City is San Francisco’s urban land use policy and advocacy nonprofit. The organization works to create a San Francisco of great streets and complete neighborhoods, where walking, bicycling, and transit are the best choices for most trips, where public spaces are beautiful, well-designed, and well-maintained, and where housing is more plentiful and more affordable.

Livable City also runs a number of programs, including Sunday Streets and Play Streets. These programs bring communities together, promoting healthy living and active transportation to create vibrant, healthy, connected communities across the city through the format of car-free streets.

Livable City has six dedicated full-time staff, augmented by passionate interns and hundreds of annual volunteers.

Internship Requirements:
  • A minimum commitment of 8 hours per week in the office, with some additional night and weekend availability.
  • A minimum commitment of 12 weeks depending the candidate’s satisfactory performance.
  • Mandatory attendance at Sunday Streets Events in 2019.
  • Complete a 5 minute presentation at the end of the internship.
Position Overview:

Livable City seeks an intern to support the organization’s social media communications. The intern will help tell the organization and its programs’ stories through social media, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The position reports to the Livable City Communications Manager. Responsibilities to include:

  • Curating, producing and publishing content.
  • Monitoring and tracking social media channels.
  • Maintaining social media communications schedules.
Qualifications:
  • A commitment to Livable City and Sunday Streets mission and values.
  • Excellent oral & written communications skills.
  • Strong understanding of (and passion for!) social media.
  • Ability to communicate with diverse groups.
  • Experience with Google Sheets and/or Excel.
To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter, along with your general availability to: hr@livablecity.org with the subject line: 2019 Social Media Intern.

Summer 2019 Recruitment Timeline

The application deadline has been extended to Friday, May 17th. Interns are expected to begin late May/early June.

Exhibitor Coordinator Intern

About Livable City

Livable City is San Francisco’s urban land use policy and advocacy nonprofit. The organization works to create a San Francisco of great streets and complete neighborhoods, where walking, bicycling, and transit are the best choices for most trips, where public spaces are beautiful, well-designed, and well-maintained, and where housing is more plentiful and more affordable.

Livable City also runs a number of programs, including Sunday Streets and Play Streets. These programs bring communities together, promoting healthy living and active transportation to create vibrant, healthy, connected communities across the city through the format of car-free streets.

Livable City has six dedicated full-time staff, augmented by passionate interns and hundreds of annual volunteers.

Internship Requirements:
  • A minimum commitment of 8 hours per week in the office, with some additional night and weekend availability.
  • A minimum commitment of 12 weeks depending the candidate’s satisfactory performance.
  • Mandatory attendance at Sunday Streets Events in 2019.
  • Complete a 5 minute presentation at the end of the internship.
Position Overview:

Livable City organizes both the Play Streets and Sunday Streets programs which help bring open space and recreation to over 100,000 San Francisco residents. Livable City is seeking an intern to support the organization’s significant event production.

The Exhibitor Coordinator Internship will help support Sunday Streets by engaging with all levels of programming at the events. The position reports to the Sunday Streets Operations Manager. Responsibilities to include:

  • Prepare programming communications for staff and exhibitors.
  • Exhibitor on-boarding: Processing applications, confirming attendance and equipment orders.
Qualifications:
  • A commitment to Livable City’s and Sunday Streets’ mission and values.
  • Excellent oral & written communications skills.
  • Knowledge of Google Suite and/or Microsoft Office.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter, along with your general availability to: hr@livablecity.org with the subject line: 2019 Exhibitor Coordinator Intern.

Summer 2019 Recruitment Timeline

The application deadline has been extended to Friday, May 17th. Interns are expected to begin late May/early June.

Logistics Coordinator Intern

About Livable City

Livable City is San Francisco’s urban land use policy and advocacy nonprofit. The organization works to create a San Francisco of great streets and complete neighborhoods, where walking, bicycling, and transit are the best choices for most trips, where public spaces are beautiful, well-designed, and well-maintained, and where housing is more plentiful and more affordable.

Livable City also runs a number of programs, including Sunday Streets and Play Streets. These programs bring communities together, promoting healthy living and active transportation to create vibrant, healthy, connected communities across the city through the format of car-free streets.

Livable City has six dedicated full-time staff, augmented by passionate interns and hundreds of annual volunteers.

Internship Requirements:
  • A minimum commitment of 8 hours per week in the office, with some additional night and weekend availability
  • A minimum commitment of 12 weeks depending the candidate’s satisfactory performance.
  • Mandatory attendance at Sunday Streets Events in 2019.
  • Complete a 5 minute presentation at the end of the internship.
Position Overview:

Livable City organizes both the Play Streets and Sunday Streets programs which help bring open space and recreation to over 100,000 San Francisco residents. The Sunday Streets program is seeking an intern to support the organization’s significant event production.

The Logistics Coordinator Internship will help support these events by coordinating event logistics and services. The position reports to the Sunday Streets Operations Manager. Responsibilities to include:

  • Manage inventory of equipment program and event supplies.
  • Assist in coordinating event production services and staffing.
Qualifications:
  • A commitment to Livable City’s and Sunday Streets’ mission and values.
  • Excellent oral & written communications skills.
  • Graphic design experience, especially with Adobe Creative Suite/InDesign (preferred).
  • Knowledge of Google Suite and/or Microsoft Office.
  • Attention to detail.
To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter, along with your general availability to: hr@livablecity.org with the subject line: 2019 Logistics Coordinator Intern.

Summer 2019 Recruitment Timeline

The application deadline has been extended to Friday, May 17th. Interns are expected to begin late May/early June.

Outreach Intern

About Livable City

Livable City is San Francisco’s urban land use policy and advocacy nonprofit. The organization works to create a San Francisco of great streets and complete neighborhoods, where walking, bicycling, and transit are the best choices for most trips, where public spaces are beautiful, well-designed, and well-maintained, and where housing is more plentiful and more affordable.

Livable City also runs a number of programs, including Sunday Streets and Play Streets. These programs bring communities together, promoting healthy living and active transportation to create vibrant, healthy, connected communities across the city through the format of car-free streets.

Livable City has six dedicated full-time staff, augmented by passionate interns and hundreds of annual volunteers.

Internship Requirements:
  • A minimum commitment of 8 hours per week in the office, with some additional night and weekend availability
  • A minimum commitment of 12 weeks depending the candidate’s satisfactory performance.
  • Mandatory attendance at Sunday Streets Events in 2019.
  • Complete a 5 minute presentation at the end of the internship.
Position Overview:

Livable City and our Sunday Streets program is seeking an intern to support the organization’s significant outreach efforts. The intern will help support outreach by engaging with residents and merchants in several diverse San Francisco neighborhoods exhibitors and sponsors. The position reports to the Sunday Streets Community Engagement Manager. Responsibilities to include:

  • Assist with meeting scheduling and notifications.
  • Prepare materials for outreach shifts; help process incoming outreach materials.
  • Help coordinate resident mailings.
Qualifications:
  • A commitment to Livable City’s and Sunday Streets’ mission and values.
  • Ability to communicate with diverse groups.
  • Excellent oral & written communications skills.
  • Cheerful, friendly, upbeat outlook.
  • Attention to detail.
To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter, along with your general availability to: hr@livablecity.org with the subject line: 2019 Outreach Intern.

Summer 2019 Recruitment Timeline

The application deadline has been extended to Friday, May 17th. Interns are expected to begin late May/early June.