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Adult volunteers with feed buckets for animals. Aquarium of the Pacific

We have a wide range of opportunities for volunteers who range from 18 years old and up.

Please click through the links below to learn more about each position and how to apply for them.

Adult

Woman holding her hand to a bird on rocks

Alcid/Shorebird Volunteer

Application closed

Alcid/Shorebird volunteers assist in the care of the Aquarium’s Alcid and Shorebird collection by providing support to the paid Aviculture staff.

Pair of frogs on rock and leaf

Amphibians Volunteer

Application Closed

Assist in the care of the Aquarium’s amphibian collection by providing support to the paid Frog staff.

Aquarist volunteer smiles at Northern Pacific touch pool

Aquarist Volunteer

Application closed

Aquarist volunteers assist in the care of the Aquarium of the Pacific’s fishes, invertebrates, and coral by providing support to the full-time Aquarist staff.

Divers in exhibit, high-fiving children

Dive Volunteer

Accepting Applications

Dive Volunteers at the Aquarium of the Pacific get up close and personal with the residents of the largest habitats.

Young male volunteer smiling with a microphone

Education Volunteer

Accepting Applications

Engage with guests at interaction stations and help teach them about the animals & ecosystems of the Pacific Ocean!

Pacific Island male dancers in front of blue cavern

Festival Volunteer/Marketing Department

Accepting Applications

To help ensure that the Aquarium’s cultural and family festivals are an outstanding experience for our guests and community participants. The Aquarium’s cultural festivals are a key part of our vision to celebrate our diverse communities and connect them to the ocean.

Lorikeet on Post

Lorikeets Volunteer

Application closed

Lorikeet volunteers assist aviculturists in daily exhibit maintenance and care of lorikeets in different areas of the aquarium including the barn and the aviary.

Iguana on branch

Program Animals Volunteer

Accepting Applications

Program Animal volunteers assist the Program Animal keepers with exhibit maintenance and care of terrestrial mammals, reptiles, arachnids and birds, along with engaging and teaching the guests.

Volunteer holding a pole in front of a sea

Marine Mammal Volunteer

Application closed

The Mammal Volunteer is primarily responsible for the care of the mammal collection, and assists with the avian collections. The individual prepares food, feeds, assists in care, handling, and training of collections.

Kids surround a touch lab full of anemones and sea stars

Twilight (Late Night) Education Volunteer

Application Closed

Join the Twilight Education Volunteer team, and volunteer this summer (June – September) from 5pm – 8pm (and some variable hours for special events and holidays).