Genealogical Event and Outreach Assistant


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


1630 Holloway AvenueSan Francisco, CA 94132

Are you interested in California History?


Do you love genealogy? Local history? Researching your family tree?

How about event planning? Do you love a good gathering? Food, fun, and listening to a good speaker?

The California State Library has a great opportunity for you!

Combine both of those skills sets by becoming a Genealogical Event and Outreach Assistant.

You are invited to become an integral part of the Sutro Library branch of the California State Library as you facilitate event services, including: sourcing topics or speakers, scheduling, advertising, event coordination and event cleanup.

Sample job duties:

- Contact local organizations to solicit presenters

- Maintain email lists for and locate opportunities for event announcements

- Advertise and/or public relations through creation of flyers/press releases and use of social media

- Work closely with staff to plan events

- Be present at and provide individual event support including but not limited to: arranging seats, clean-up including food and drink if applicable, setting up projectors, laptops, and other presentation tools, facilitating specific requests by presenters

We look forward to hearing from you!


  • Advertising
  • Research
  • Library Sciences
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Public Relations
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Around 6 hours per month, one year appointment
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