We’re Hiring: Bicycle Advocacy Intern

Position Overview

The Bicycle Advocacy Intern will gain firsthand experience in bicycle transportation planning and non-profit advocacy in San Francisco. Specific tasks will be tailored to match individual interests and relate to our ongoing advocacy work of improving bicycle infrastructure in our city.

Roles and Responsibilities (will vary)

  • Grassroots outreach with local businesses, neighborhood groups, residents, families, and members to engage them in active campaigns
  • Organize and assist with member engagement, including database management, email/phone communication, education, and attending committee meetings
  • Assist with communications (including emails, blog posts, and social media)
  • Research and data collection on bicycle-related statistics and best practices in bicycle planning and policy

Required skills or abilities:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Passion for making San Francisco a better city for biking and living
  • Experience in (or willingness to learn) community outreach
  • Ability to get around the city to attend meetings and do outreach
  • Ability to work on tasks independently

Desired skills or abilities:

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping
  • Bilingual Spanish/Cantonese fluency
  • HTML and graphic design experience (Adobe Creative Suite)


  • 1 year’s free membership to the SF Bicycle Coalition
  • First-hand experience in one of the country’s oldest and largest bicycle advocacy organizations
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities
  • A behind-the-scenes view of a bustling nonprofit organization

The position is unpaid but we are happy to work with any academic requirements the intern may have to help them earn college credit for their efforts

How to Apply:

Write a compelling cover letter and resume, and submit using the form. Be sure to mention where you saw the internship advertised. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. People of color and women are strongly encouraged to apply. The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation or political orientation.

APPLY FOR POSITION by September 15, 2014

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