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Educator Workroom Volunteers

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ORGANIZATION: RAFT - Resource Area For Teaching

  • 13 people are interested

The RAFT Educator Workroom is a creative workspace equipped with various materials and tools to meet educators’ needs in creating resources for their classrooms. These materials and tools include a large collection of Ellison dies, paper cutters, laminators, and a computer with a printer. RAFT seeks volunteers to work with RAFT retail staff to help serve the Educator Workroom. This will serve as a critical part of helping RAFT support educators! WHAT WOULD YOU DO ● Offer a welcoming environment for educators ● Make sure educators have an appointment to use the resources as well as help them make a reservation ● Maintain equipment in working condition ● Provide educators with simple training in Workroom resources (die-cuts, laminator, binding machine, etc.) ● Organize and straighten the space as needed. This includes wiping down surfaces after use to prepare for the next member to use ● Manage and track consumable materials (binder combs, tape, loose paper, etc.) ● Help ensure members pay for the paper that is used ● Monitor die-cut inventory to ensure no resource goes missing ● Simple processing of donations for the RAFT Store during downtime WHOM WE ARE LOOKING FOR This is a great opportunity for retirees interested in volunteering as well as those who are passionate about art and crafts. We need volunteers to help us during store hours on Tuesday through Sunday, emphasizing Saturday. Shifts will be for 3 hours and will take place between 9 am-4 pm. VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS ● Customer Service- High-quality interaction with staff and members ● Organized ● Work with limited supervision ● Able to lift up to 20 Ibs. ● Clear background check (RAFT to pay for) ● Be fully vaccinated and boosted (one shot) against COVID-19 If interested, please submit a letter of interest and include a resume, if available, to Human Resources, at HR@Raft.net. Learn more about RAFT online.

Please visit: https://raft.net/how-you-can-help/volunteer-opportunities/

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About RAFT - Resource Area For Teaching


1355 Ridder Park Drive, San Jose, CA 95131, US

Mission Statement

RAFT’s mission is to help educators transform a child’s learning experience through hands-on education to one that inspires the joy and discovery of learning.


Our Vision

RAFT’s vision is to inspire the next generation of innovators, problem solvers, and creators, by providing educators with STEAM learning resources.

Your Support Helps Educators

We provide recycled and low-cost STEAM learning materials, makerspace support, and professional development workshops for over 8,000 educators and their 150,000 students in the Bay Area and nationwide.


Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


1355 Ridder Park DriveSan JoseSan Jose, CA 95131



  • General Education
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Child Development
  • STEM




  • Must be at least 21

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