Volunteer Opportunities

DPF is always looking for volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering please fill out the form below and submit it to us by mail, email or fax.

Requirements for Office Volunteers:

Three month minimum commitment required.
Minimum of 6 hours per week.
Basic computer skills are required.
Volunteers must be able to work from our office in downtown San Francisco, CA. (Exceptions can be made for data-entry volunteers)

Volunteering with Death Penalty Focus is a great opportunity to gain experience working for a non-profit organization. We do not provide compensation, but may provide letters of recommendation.


Tasks are dependent on the volunteer's time commitment and experience, but may include:

Data entry    
Graphic design
Tabling at events   
Phone calling (this is outreach, not soliciting)
Photocopying/ Envelope Stuffing/ Filing
Errands (post office, office supplies, etc.)   
Public Speaking   
Website (basic knowledge of websites required)
Fundraising (event planning, donor outreach)   
Translating written materials into Spanish   
Web-based outreach (blogging, social networking, etc.)
Creating YouTube videos   

Instructions for applying:

Complete and Return this Volunteer/Internship Application (.pdf)

Death Penalty Focus will contact you in 2-3 weeks if we find tasks suited to your skills and interests.


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