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Job Opportunities

San Francisco Suicide Prevention has opportunities for full-time, part-time and relief positions, as well as internships.

It is our belief that staff diversity promotes appropriate responsiveness to community needs, provides representative role models for all clientele, and improves the quality of our services in a host of ways.

Employment decisions and services provided to clients are not based on race, color, citizenship status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. San Francisco Suicide Prevention fully supports the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and applicable state disability law.

Current Job Openings:

Development Internship:


San Francisco Suicide Prevention is looking to hire a part-time Intern to join our Development Department. Our department is responsible for all funding of the agency, focusing on Individual Donors, Giving Campaigns, Fundraising Events, and Grants. This is a great opportunity for someone who has a background in non profit work or volunteerism, and would like to learn more about the administrative/financial/business side of working in a non profit environment.

The intern will be responsible for One core project that they will develop on behalf of the agency, which can be used for later career aspirations and job searches. No direct experience necessary, all items will be trained, this is a great learning opportunity in the business side of non profit work.

The time commitment will be based on availability and is flexible, but we are looking for part time. Roughly 8hrs every week (split between 2 days) between the weekday hours 9AM-6PM; this can change slightly week to week, but we prefer a regular schedule.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Social Media and Marketing of agency, specifically marketing new Chat Program
  • Speaking on behalf of the agency at events or in groups
  • Direct Mailings – includes addressing and stuffing appeal letters
  • Researching funding opportunities, potential donors, and grants
  • Creating Donor Profiles
  • Administrative work
  • Donor retention and appreciation support
  • Helping to organize small to large fundraising events
  • Attendance and support at Resource Development Committee meetings
  • And supporting the Director of Development in other needed tasks


  • Must be 21+ (some events are at bars)
  • Interest in fundraising and development
  • Undergraduate/Graduate students preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as a part of a team

To Apply: Please send a brief cover letter and resume to [email protected] by March 6th. Start date April 1st (Internship period ends June 30th). Reports to the Director of Operations and Development.