The mission of the Chinese American Museum is to foster a deeper understanding and appreciation of America's diverse heritage by researching, preserving, and sharing the rich cultural legacy and continuing contributions of Chinese Americans.
The Chinese American Museum strives to become a primary educational resource for the diverse communities of Los Angeles through our exhibits and educational programming. We aim to further strengthen and expand our community partnerships and collaborations to ensure that our programs are reflective of our entire community. Through the quality of our exhibits, programming, Join a group of dedicated volunteers who are interested in sharing Chinese American history, culture, and art. Help visitors navigate the Museum and share your knowledge with others. and community partnerships, we endeavor to become a nationally recognized, leading museum. Volunteer docents will participate in an in-depth 6-week training program that will include reading materials, guest lecturers, and a guided Museum tour. You will learn how to guide visitors through the Chinese American Museum at the El Pueblo Historical Monument, the birthplace ofLos Angeles. Twice a month for one year, Volunteer Docents will guide and engage visitors.
CAM recognizes the value of today’s youth and young adults as a quality resource in helping to build a positive community. For this reason, the CAMpus Partnership Program was developed as a school-based partnership program to help various clubs and organizations from middle schools, high schools, and colleges begin and/or continue their service, commitment, and involvement with the community. CAM regularly hosts and participates in a variety of public programs and events that require assistance from a robust source of volunteers. Group service with CAM is great way to serve that need, while also helping student-volunteers foster teamwork, leadership, and cultural-educational development.