Join Our Community

There are many ways to join the Commonweal community—making a donation, attending one of our New School or other program events, participating in one of the Collaborative for Health and the Environment calls, or volunteering your time and skills. Jobs and volunteer opportunities are listed below.

CancerChoices Outreach Lead

CancerChoices is seeking to hire a collaborative team player to take the lead on expanding the reach of our soon-to-be-launched website through social media, email, webinar coordination and other outreach efforts. The Outreach Lead will be a core member of a small, dedicated team. This is a fully remote, 20-hour per week position, and may require occasional evening calls. With the right candidate, there is potential to expand the role and hours. Read the entire job description here (PDF). If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to

Humane Prison Hospice Project Prison Coordinator

Humane Prison Hospice Project is a non-profit program of Commonweal whose mission is to help transform the way prisoners die in the U.S., in part by training fellow prisoners in compassionate end-of-life care and grief support. Humane is seeking a Prison Coordinator to help facilitate, implement, and support the prisoner-trained caregiver model in several California prisons. Find out more in this job description (PDF). For more information or to apply, please send a cover letter and CV to Lisa Deal, Executive Director,

Volunteer Opportunities

Please send us an email with your name and areas of interest and skills. When a volunteer opportunity comes up we will let you know. We are often in need of pro-bono design, legal, marketing and technology professional services.