Volunteer Opportunities

Over 55,000 RAFT volunteers have served over 500,000 hours to build RAFT activity kits and get hands-on materials into the classroom.

From assembling educational kits and sorting through material donations, to assisting members in RAFT's Teacher Workshop, your time will help over 8,000 educators every year.

Volunteer at RAFT San Jose

Visit us at our San Jose headquarters to prep and package STEAM Project kits, help educators in the Teacher Workshop, and more! Individuals and groups are welcome. Morning and afternoon shifts are available Tuesday through Saturday.

Sign up today!

Maker Mobile Volunteer

Be a critical part of RAFT’s
Maker Mobile Van events!

We seek volunteers to help co-facilitate our Maker Mobile activities with students in grades K-8. This is a great opportunity to work directly with students in a fun and highly engaging learning environment. 

Host a Volunteer Kit-Building Event at Your Company

This is ideal for companies looking for a team-building exercise.  RAFT will come to you with all necessary materials and lead the event.

Email volunteer@raft.net.

I'd like to learn more

Please fill out the form below and we will get back to you with further details.

    Volunteer from Home

    • Help us build STEAM Project kits. You can pick up the materials from RAFT and assemble the kits at home. All materials and instructions will be provided and will adhere to safety guidelines. Sign up here.
    • Do one of our at-home STEAM Learning Activity Sheets and fill out a feedback form along with pictures of the activities which may be used for our marketing materials.
    • Help us translate our STEAM Learning Activity sheets into other languages so more students can be reached.

    If applicable, please don’t forget to log your volunteer hours with your company so RAFT will benefit.

    RAFT follows county health guidelines for all volunteer opportunities.