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 … [read more →]
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR CHINESE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA Full-time, exempt. Reports to Board of Directors. SUMMARY Based in San Francisco and founded 55 years ago, the Chinese Historical Society of America (CHSA) promotes the contributions and legacy of the Chinese in America through its research, exhibitions, collections, publication, and educational and public programs in its museum and learning center. Over the past year, the Board of Directors has set a new path to unite with community organizations, speak out on social justice issues, support projects that highlight the achievements of Chinese Americans, and embark upon a course to build a wider … [read more →]
The Chinese Historical Society of America is pleased to announce that board member Jane Chin has expanded her role to serve as interim Executive Director effective August 2, 2017. As interim Executive Director, Jane will oversee the smooth running of day to day CHSA operations. Jane has served on the board since 2015. Jane can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 415 391-1188 ext 102. The Board is currently in the planning phase of conducting a search for a permanent Executive Director. Further details will be announced at chsa.org.