Fish family in exhibit Say swimming stingray Butterfly pollinating a flower
Fish family in exhibit Say swimming stingray Butterfly pollinating a flower

Volunteer Opportunities

Share Your Love of Nature and Education!

Choose from a variety of volunteer positions, depending on your interests:

Butterfly Interpreter

Our Butterfly Interpreter position is unique and critical to the Butterfly House. While in the Butterfly House, the important duties are making the visitors feel welcome, answering questions, and, of course, making sure the butterflies don’t get out! This is one of our most popular positions because of the tranquility of the Butterfly House. Interpreter are encouraged to develop their butterfly knowledge and species identification skills as they spend time with us. Click here to apply!

Stingray interpreter

This is an opportunity for volunteers that compares to no other in town! We are looking for individuals who are ocean animal enthusiasts or just want to learn more and share information! Stingray Interpreters work at the Stingray Viewing Pool, where they educate guests about southern stingrays, show and share fun facts about shark and ray jaws & teeth.  Click here to apply!

Tidal Pool interpreter

The Tidal Pool is full of cold water animals like sea stars, sea anemones, and sea cucumbers that our visitors can touch.  If you are fascinated by the ocean's diverse marine life, this is the perfect position for you!  Volunteer with these incredible invertebrates and help guests safely touch the sea stars, sea cucumbers, and sea urchins. Click here to apply!

Education Ambassador

If you are looking to share your passion for the environment and education, this is the position for you! Education Ambassadors assist the Education staff with the delivery of off-site Ocean in Motion programming for ages that range from the young to the young at heart!  Click here to apply!

Internships

Internships are available for individuals seeking experience  a variety of different fields; including:  marine biology, ecology, education, marketing, or development.  Interns may receive college credits for the internship. Internships are on a volunteer basis. Click here if interested in an internship. 

For Volunteers please email Destinee.n@sdaquarium.org           

For Education please email Jen@sdaquarium.org

For Marketing or Fundraising please email Lindsey@sdaquarium.org

Upcoming Events All Events »

Third Thursday

June 20, 2019 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Sky & Fin Story Time

June 21, 2019 | 10:30am - 11:00am

Family After-Hours Experience

June 21, 2019 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Recent News All News »