Jobs and Internships


1000 Friends is not hiring at this time.


1000 Friends welcomes development and communications interns. Please email a cover letter and resume to

1000 Friends is pleased to announce that we are currently taking applications for the 2015 Paul Gerhardt Internship. This summer intern program is open to students across teh United States and Canada majoring in land use planning or related fields. Please note the deadline on applications is February 19, 2015. To view the internship description please click here. Please read the FAQs, linked here, before inquiring. 

Volunteer Possibilities

1000 Friends want to see what you love about Oregon. Please send photos of what you love about Oregon to with your name, the place the photo was taken, what you love about it, and the month you took the photo. Watch online and in our email newsletter for your work! 

There are many ways to volunteer your time for 1000 Friends. Whether it is hosting a house party, volunteering at an event, contacting your own networks to take action, or coming into the office – our volunteers are essential to our work. 

Please fill out our volunteer interest form to let us know what you would like to help us out with, then we'll get in touch with opportunities. Click here to fill out the form.

At this time, we are especially interested in volunteers with photography, videography, or graphic design skills.

Cooperating Attorney Program

1000 Friends of Oregon's Cooperating Attorney Program (CAP) matches meritorious land use cases with attorneys willing to do up to one pro bono case per year. The CAP program primarily represents rural landowners. Attorneys interested in participating in CAP should contact Steve McCoy at