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We are currently hiring for the following positions:


During the school year and summer, individuals looking to enter the environmental field can gain valuable experience and develop new skills as interns with Friends of the Urban Forest. Interns work closely with our staff, commit to a regular schedule for a set period of time, and work on projects that best suit their skills.

FUF has three internship cycles per year:

  • Summer (June-August)

  • Fall (September-December)

  • Spring (February-May)


We have no internship opportunities for summer 2023. During the summer, we will accept applications for fall 2023.

A Great Workplace, Team, and Mission

Our offices are part of the Thoreau Center for Sustainability, which is located in the Presidio of San Francisco, a beautiful park with many wooded areas, hills, and scenic vistas. We have open workspaces, and our employees work remotely for part of the week.


We offer a competitive benefits package that includes:

  • 100% employer-covered medical, dental, vision, life, and AD&D insurance for employees and 50% for dependents (up to a certain limit)

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan

  • generous paid leave policy that includes 13 holidays each year and vacation starting at 12 days and increasing with additional years of employment

  • funds for professional development opportunities

  • stipends for remote work

A position with Friends of the Urban Forest is an opportunity to join a passionate, dedicated, and friendly team at a growing and nationally respected organization with opportunities for professional advancement. Our mission – to bring neighbors together to plant and care for San Francisco’s ideal urban forest – is more vital than ever due to the role of the urban forest in fighting climate change.


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