The Tech Interactive in Downtown San Jose Needs Volunteers Like You!

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The Tech Museum of Innovation

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The Tech Interactive in Downtown San Jose Needs Volunteers Like You!

Do you have a desire to learn and teach others about science, technology, engineering, art or math? If so, then The Tech might be the perfect place for you to volunteer! The Tech Interactive is home to one-of-a-kind learning experiences, and our volunteers help people of all ages discover their inner innovator and problem solver.. The Tech serves a diverse population, including international visitors, local communities, and school groups on field trips.

You don't have to be an experienced instructor or engineer to succeed as a volunteer here. You just need enthusiasm for innovation, and a willingness to share that enthusiasm with our guests. We provide an orientation, hands-on training and mentorship to ensure your success. If you are 18 or older and enjoy connecting with people; we know you'll love our close-knit community and helping inspire the next generation of problem solvers!.

Trying to volunteer around a busy schedule? We have excellent opportunities for you.

Special Events Role:

We are always looking for volunteers to help with our evening events. You select your event shifts based on your availability, and all we ask is two evening events per month.

Exhibit Interpreter Role:

Be a part of an enthusiastic team of volunteers and staff who work with our visitors to make their experience meaningful and memorable. Facilitate interactive exhibits like Social Robots or fun building activities in The Tech Studio; demonstrate scientific and technological advances in healthcare, alternative energy, and artistic expression; and encourage our visitors to contemplate, create and innovate. Regular (weekly or biweekly) shifts, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 12:30 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

If you are interested in volunteering, please complete an online application, located on our website:

If you have questions, please get in touch with us at (408) 795-6122 or email the address above.

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About The Tech Museum of Innovation


201 South Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113, US

Mission Statement

The Tech's mission is to engage people of all ages and backgrounds in exploring and experiencing the technologies that affect their daily lives and to inspire today's youth to become tomorrow's innovators.


The Tech is a hands on, interactive science and technology museum.


We'll work with your schedule.


201 South Market StreetSan Jose, CA 95113



  • General Education
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Software Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Basic Computer Skills


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two 4 hour shifts per month
  • Comfortable with english language & engaging with people. Love of creativity and innovation!

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