Get Involved!

Become a Volunteer

All our programs, workshops and events are supported by a team of incredibly talented and generous volunteers.

We constantly need volunteers for a variety of events on weekdays and weekends. Volunteer duties typically include: greeting visitors, checking in guests, setting up chairs and tables, serving beverages, gallery watch, answering questions, assisting instructors and craft participants (children and adults), coat check, and general clean up. We occasionally need volunteers for administrative tasks or special projects in the office too. We'd love to hear from you! Join our volunteer roster. Email: volunteer@sfmcd.org.


Job Opportunities

The Museum of Craft and Design seeks out qualified candidates who are passionate about contemporary craft and design. We are an equal opportunity employer. The following positions are currently open:



Duties and requirements: Assist visitors with purchasing admission and merchandise in the Museum Store. Restock, tag, and display products in the store/storeroom as instructed by store manager. Must be reliable, friendly, trustworthy, interested in contemporary craft and design, and participate in Museum events as needed. Prior retail experience preferred. Mac savvy, quick learner. We use the Altru POS system. Position starts immediately, references required.

Hours: Tuesday thru Sunday, part-time, 11am - 6pm, must work some nights and weekends.
 Please send resume and cover letter to careers@sfmcd.org, or mail to 2569 Third St, San Francisco, CA 94107. No phone calls please.



Title: Membership and Development Intern
Supervisor: Development Manager
Job Summary: Assist the development team with a variety of duties. The intern will gain experience with membership, database management, event planning and fundraising.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • New member processing
  • Direct mail assistance
  • Member renewals
  • Membership drives
  • Work with the Altru fundraising database
  • Events assistance
  • Edit development communications
  • Donor relations assistance


  • Background/interest in nonprofit arts administration
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Creative and flexible
  • Mac savvy, Microsoft Office

Must be available Tuesday and Thursday, 8 hours per week. Please send resume and cover letter to afrost@sfmcd.org. Or mail to 2569 Third St, San Francisco, CA 94107. No phone calls please.