Volunteering at SJSU
A volunteer is defined as, "any person who, of his own free will, provides goods or services, without any financial gain, to any state agency", per Government Code 3110, et seq. If you would like to volunteer at SJSU, please complete our Volunteer Request and Appointment Package (PDF) so that Human Resources can properly recognize you as an SJSU volunteer.
- Day of Service
Annual one-day volunteer program to enhance local schools, parks, and neighborhoods
- King Library Volunteer Services
Join the docent team and provide tours of this one-of-a-kind library. Lectures by experts and on-site training will be provided
- Campus Emergency Response Team
Join the Campus Emergency Response Team (CERT)! Participants receive basic training in disaster preparedness, fire suppression, disaster medicine, light search & rescue, team organization and disaster psychology.
Outside the University, there are many volunteer opportunities from which to choose. Each provides an excellent opportunity for co-workers and colleagues to contribute to and create a shared community.
- Volunteer San Jose
Volunteer opportunities, online volunteer handbook, job descriptions and community grants information from the City of San Jose
- Volunteer Match
Volunteer opportunities in the local San Jose area and throughout the United States
- Catholic Charities
Volunteer opportunities with Catholic Charities of San Jose
- San Jose Children's Discovery Museum Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer opportunities and programs in the museum
- International Rescue Committee
Help people become self-sufficient within their first several months in the United States
- The Tech Museum
The Tech Museum needs volunteers to provide their skills and talents in numerous volunteer positions.