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


1300 Senter RoadSan Jose, CA 95112
Volunteers are awesome!


Do you like to work with the public? Do you like to lead and teach? If yes, please come join our Docent Program at the San Jose Japanese Friendship Garden/Kelley Park!

Volunteers will lead tours of the Japanese Friendship Garden, as well as lead "Healthy Parks, Healthy People" hikes, as well as lead fun activities related to the garden, such as "Gyotaku" (fish printing.) Working with the Park Rangers, as well as conducting special interpretive events, will also be part of the job!

All training will be provided: initial training is 14-16 hours, with on-going training quarterly. A parking pass is provided, as well as a uniform polo.

A commitment of 12 hours a month (3-4 hours per week) is requested, for 1 year.

This is a great way to share your skills with others!


  • History
  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Gardening
  • Customer Service
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-4 hours per week for 1 year: 12 hours per month

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