Give tours to visitors. Operate the Difference Engine. Catalog unique, rare artifacts. Participate in one-of-a-kind events with computer industry notables. Share your passions with others. Meet friends. Have fun.
Be part of computing history.
There are many ways to volunteer here at the Computer History Museum.
Current opportunities are:
- Special Event Volunteers. Assist with a variety of events at the Museum, from hands-on exploration and learning to welcoming and directing guests during lectures and events.
- Demonstrators. Lead demonstrations of restored historical computers, including the IBM 1401, Babbage Difference Engine No. 2, PDP-1, and RAMAC.
- Docents. Lead tours for public and private audiences; facilitate tours and interactive workshops for school groups.
Upcoming training programs:
- Special Event Volunteers: training is ongoing.
- Babbage Demonstrators: training begins April 14, 2014.
- IBM 1401 Demonstrators: anticipated start date July/August, 2014.
- Docents: anticipated start date October 2014.
If you are interested in volunteering at the Museum, please contact us to find out more information. We would love to get to know you better and to have you join our volunteer team!
To learn more, contact Kate McGregor.
Introduce visitors to the Babbage Difference Engine #2 or SpaceWar! Provide visitors with an in-depth experience of a single artifact through stories of the machine's creation, operation, and history or lead a guided tour experience through computer history.