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Volunteer at the Aquarium

Discover the joy of giving as an Aquarium volunteer! Our incredible volunteer staff helps throughout the Aquarium to build a more sustainable future for all.

Woman sits next to large window at Shark Lagoon with a zebra shark in the background.

Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific

Would you like to learn more about the Aquarium while helping our ocean?

Volunteering is for everyone! Our volunteers contribute to all parts of the Aquarium, from sharing stories with our guests to diving with the fish! You don’t need to be an expert to volunteer. If you love to learn, explore, and inspire, you will be an amazing part of our team. We have opportunities available for everyone to give.

Explore our available opportunities to discover what might be the best fit for your schedule. Each role has different requirements, so please review the description, commitment, and shift times carefully before applying.

Volunteer Opportunities

Group of volunteers in green "Party for the Planet" t-shirts stand behind over a dozen collapsable bins full of weeds and refuse in a dry section of the wetlands.

Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific

Three volunteers man the moon jelly touch lab at night.

Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific

Family volunteers (a father and two children) pose for a photo on Harbor Terrace.

Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific

Teenager poses with a visitor guide outside the Aquarium.

Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific

Education volunteers at the dock ready to board a whale watching cruise on a sunny day.

Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific

Volunteering at the Aquarium

The Aquarium owes much of its success to our dedicated and committed volunteer staff. You can be part of that story by joining our team in one of the many volunteer or intern programs that we offer throughout the Aquarium.