Get involved with CHSA! Volunteer today!


Are you passionate about history? Are you an Angel Island descendant? Do you enjoy giving back to your local community? Do you like working in a supportive, encouraging environment? Looking for museum experience for your resume?

CHSA needs your ideas, energy, and assistance to fulfill its mission. We are especially looking for weekday docents and collections volunteers, but all are welcome to apply.

Get involved!

  • Become a docent to share your personal connections to history
  • Work behind-the-scenes cataloging our collection and touch priceless artifacts
  • Assist with the gift shop and visitor services to gain invaluable retail experience
  • Help with our outreach efforts and use your social media prowess for good

CHSA volunteers receive cool benefits:

  • Free admission to the museum
  • Free or discounted tickets to events
  • Behind-the-scenes tours
  • 10% off gift shop items
  • Free digital copy of CHSA’s annual journal Chinese America: History and Perspectives

Sign up today! Fill out our volunteer form below to apply:

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Please contact us with any questions online or at (415) 391-1188 x109. Thank you for your support!


965 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94108



Mon – Tue: Closed
Wed – Sun: 11 A.M. – 4 P.M.