Career Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Japan Society encourages individuals with interest in Japanese culture and flexible time schedules to consider becoming a volunteer.  Volunteers serve on an “as-needed” basis.  Assignments depend upon the individual volunteer’s area of interest, skills, and availability.  Opportunities include:

  • Lecture Programs – Volunteers assist in ushering, ticket handling, fielding questions, and related activities.  Programs begin at 5:45 pm, Monday to Friday, and occasionally on the weekends.  If you are interested in volunteering at evening Talks+ Programs, contact Anna Cabasso at acabasso@japansociety.org.
     
  • Film/JAPAN CUTS –Volunteers assist in ushering, ticket handling, fielding questions, survey distribution/collecting and other activities related to JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film (July 13-23, 2017). If you are interested in volunteering contact Kazu Watanabe at kwatanabe@japansociety.org.
     
  • Language Center Events – Volunteers assist with general office support, language class/event check-ins, and other event-related tasks.  If you are interested in volunteering at the Toyota Language Center/C.V. Starr Library, please email language_inquiries@japansociety.org.

  • Performing Arts Programs – Volunteers assist in ushering, greeting patrons, and other front-of-house related tasks. If you are interested in volunteering for Performing Arts events, contact the Performing Arts Program at yyamazoe@japansociety.org.
     
  • Clerical and Administrative Projects – Volunteers assist staff throughout Japan Society with general office support and special projects.  To apply, email kgranby@japansociety.org.
We accept applications at all times, and will contact applicants for interviews as volunteer opportunities become available.

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