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Asheville Radio Museum

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ORGANIZATION: A-B Tech Community College

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A-B Tech Community College

The Southern Appalachian Radio Museum, located on the main campus of A-B Tech Community College, traces the history of radio from the early days of spark gap transmitters through the 1960's. Exhibits and artifacts include Atwater Kent, Philco, Silvertone Radios.

Volunteer act as museum hosts greeting visitors and answering questions. The museum is an excellent opportunity for volunteers who have an interest and experience in radio (Commercial and Ham Radios) history and electronics. Volunteer are encouraged to visit the museum before deciding to volunteer. More information can be found at https://www.avlradiomuseum.org/.

Volunteer Responsibilities:

  • Greeting visitors and explaining the Museum and items found within.
  • Managing the guest-book
  • Answering questions to visitors and school groups
  • Provide additional tourism information


  • An application, background check and orientation/ brief training are required before starting this position.
  • Must be able to commute to A-B Tech in Asheville NC. This position is in-person.

Skills Required:

  • Experience in amateur radio or vintage radio restoration or credentials as a professional electronics engineer.
  • Comfortable explaining engineering and radio technology to a variety of ages.


  • Comfortable and appropriate attire is required.
  • Room temperatures are variable - please dress accordingly.


  • Radio Museum - Rm 315 Elm Building, A-B Tech, 27 Tech Drive (off Victoria Rd.), Asheville NC 28801.

Health and Safety:

  • For current COVID-19 guidelines visit https://abtech.edu/COVID
About A-B Tech:

Founded in 1959 in the heart of Asheville, A-B Tech is the largest higher education institution in Western North Carolina, serving approximately 23,000 students a year in Buncombe and Madison counties. One of 58 community colleges in the NC Community College System, A-B Tech offers 190 degrees, diplomas, and certificates, as well as a wide range of workforce training and continuing education programs. A-B Tech includes the main Asheville campus, A-B Tech Enka (home of the A-B Tech Small Business Center and Business Incubation Program, Craft Beverage Institute of the Southeast and N.C. BioNetwork), A-B Tech Madison, A-B Tech Woodfin, the Goodwill Center and the ABCCM Transformation Village in West Asheville, and a future location at Biltmore Park West. Learn more at abtech.edu. To learn more about our volunteering program visit www.abtech.edu/volunteer.

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About A-B Tech Community College


340 Victoria Road, Asheville, NC 28801, US

Mission Statement

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College inspires, nurtures, and empowers students and the community toward a better quality of life through progressive teaching, bold innovation, and supportive collaboration.


Volunteers are a vital part of achieving our mission of student success while delivering quality education to enhance academic, workforce, and personal development. Volunteers from all backgrounds serve in various capacities across all our campuses, from administrative support to tutoring.

Learn more about A-B Tech at https://abtech.edu/


Arts & Culture
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
Arts & Culture, Computers & Technology, Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


A-B Tech Community College (Elm Building)340 Victoria Rd.Asheville, NC 28801



  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • STEM
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Mechanical Engineering




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • This free museum is open Saturdays from 1-3 p.m. Closed the months of November and December. Shifts occur every few Saturdays with a monthly Thursday morning meeting.  
  • A-B Tech is excited to welcome dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers to its campus.

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