SFHAC/BayHAC Research & Advocacy Internship
The San Francisco Housing Action Coalition (SFHAC) is a member-supported non-profit organization advocating for building new, well-designed, well-located housing at all levels of affordability. Since 1999 we have created a strong alliance of home builders, architects, trade unions, community groups, and corporate partners to support the mission of ending our regional housing shortage.
We are looking for collaborative self-starters to work with staff in support of the SFHAC/BayHAC mission. As a political advocacy organization, interns will have exposure to the fast-paced atmosphere surrounding housing at the local, regional, and state level. Responsibilities will vary day-to-day, but interns can expect to work on a variety of tasks involved in every aspect of the organization, including, but not limited to:
Drafting scorecards and letters of support for endorsed housing projects across San Francisco and the Bay Area;
Attending meetings with staff to gain exposure to the development and legislative processes;
Researching current housing legislation and drafting letters of support;
Assisting in planning of fundraising events;
Providing additional support to the Communications Director, Deputy Director, and Executive Director
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work collaboratively
Ability to manage multiple tasks with a strong eye for detail
Experience with Microsoft Office and the Google Suite is preferred
Experience using Adobe products and design software is preferred
Internship Dates / Deadlines:
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Standard internship terms are below. Applications for non-standard terms will need to include an alternative terms as a note.
Summer: June through August/September
Fall: September through December
Spring: January through May
Resume outlining past experience and skills
Cover Letter explaining how you connect with SFHAC’s mission statement
Estimated availability during the internship period (hours/week)
Location: San Francisco, Bay Area
SFHAC is deeply committed to diversity. We strongly encourage people of color, first-generation
Americans, new parents, single parents, people with disabilities, and members of the queer community to apply.
SFHAC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that we don't discriminate against people because of their race, ethnicity, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, personal appearance, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, or political affiliation
Job Type: Internship
Professional development assistance
This Company Describes Its Culture as:
Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative
Monday to Friday
SFHAC is a member supported non-profit, we are the only organization advocating for building new well-designed, well-located housing at all levels of affordability. Formed in 1999, during the first dot-com boom, we’ve been connecting organizations, individuals, decision-makers and business leaders to find constructive solutions for the diverse housing needs of current and future San Francisco’s residents.
SFHAC is a strong alliance of businesses, organizational and individual members who work together to support smart housing policy, transit-oriented development and creative solutions to keeping housing affordable in San Francisco. Because together, we can build the city and neighborhoods we all imagine.