The San Jose Peace and Justice Center is comprised of people with a wide range of interests, points of view, and talents. If you’d like to join with us to work for peace, please contact us and we’ll help you find your niche. All are welcome and encouraged to participate in any and all activities sponsored by the SJPJC and our partners.
Ways to Get Involved
Call (408) 297-2299 or write sjpjc[at]anjosepeace.org to let us know how you would like to help. You can also fill out our volunteer application at http://tinyurl.com/sjpjcvolunteer. Which task meets your interests and skills?
Volunteer Your Time (hourly commitment)
As needed 4 – 6 hour shifts as needed. Set up a table at an event with SJPJC materials and engage passers-by at the event. This position requires someone who enjoys talking to people and will encourage their involvement.
3 – 5 hours per week. Welcome visitors. Answer the phone, write thank you notes. Help maintain our lending library and office space. Assemble and edit our weekly email newsletter.
Video, Photography, & Journalism
Articles and photos needed on a regular basis for the SJPJC Web site and twice a year for the Peace Times newsletter. Document the events and activities of the SJPJC and its member groups with your camera and/or pen, and submit your work to the newsletter editor, or to the SJPJC Web site.
Help Publicize Events
On call 2–3 hours a week as event date approaches.
Send announcements to news outlets, radio, television and online calendars via email and fax. Generate and send press releases for special events. Follow-up announcements with phone calls when appropriate. Design and produce event flyers.
Social Media and Blogging
Help maintain SJPJC's various socail media platforms, including instagram, facebook, and twitter, making sure they are active in promoting local events and issues. Articles on various topics are needed for the blog on a regular basis as well.
Other Opportunities (non-hourly commitments)
Internship programs from sponsoring organizations
Donate to the Peace and Justice Fund
Support 60 years of nonviolent social change! Pledge a monthly gift to the San Jose Peace and Justice Center to support our educational programs and war resistance work. We are counting on you to create a reliable income from which to continue our work, plan future endeavors and continue to grow.
Our hope is that to commemorate our 60 years of activism, 60 supporters will sign up to be sustainers, making a contribution of at least $10/month. This pledge can conveniently be done on-line, mailed in or dropped off.
Your tax-deductible donations are critical to our ongoing work for peace and social justice. Note that the Donate button takes you to the page for the Collins Foundation, our fiscal sponsor. This ensures that your donation is tax-deductible.
Click the Donate button on the Right
or write a check to:
San Jose Peace & Justice Center