We have a wide range of opportunities for volunteers who range from 18 years old and up.
Please check back in August for Fall volunteering opportunities.
Please click through the links below to learn more about each position and how to apply for them.
Aquarium Ambassador Volunteer
We are looking for smiling, outgoing, ocean-loving individuals who are excited to brighten everyone’s day! Help people find their way safely around the Aquarium, answer common guest questions, and partner with other departments to assist guests in enjoying their day and understanding Aquarium instructions throughout the spaces.
Assist in the care of the Aquarium’s amphibian collection by providing support to the paid Frog staff.
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.
Application ClosedSupport revenue generating activities with community stakeholders (donors) for the Aquarium’s mission, vision and programs. Also provide administrative support for the Aquarium’s development department to maximize effective cultivation and stewardship.
Dive Volunteers at the Aquarium of the Pacific get up close and personal with the residents of the largest habitats.
We are looking for outgoing, smiling, talkative, ocean lovers who are excited to share their knowledge with the Aquarium guests
Festival Volunteer/Marketing Department
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.
Horticulture Volunteer assist in the maintenance of all plants within the Aquarium that are not in exhibits. This is a perfect volunteer role for all you gardeners out there!
Mammal and Bird Volunteer
To assist the Aquarium of the Pacific Avian and Mammal collections by providing support to paid Husbandry Staff. Maintaining a healthy population of animals and exhibits by feeding, cleaning, maintenance and guest interactions all while supporting the Aquarium of the Pacific mission.
Taking Responsibility and Saving Habitats (T.R.A.S.H.) Watershed Cleanup Program
Get involved with removing trash and debris from local watersheds through community conservation. The T.R.A.S.H. (Taking Responsibility and Saving Habitats) program is a diverse group dedicating their time to removing and preventing ocean debris.
Twilight (Late Night) Education Volunteer
Join the Twilight Education Volunteer team, and volunteer from 4pm – 8pm (and some variable hours for special events and holidays).
Whale ID Volunteer/Education Department
Application ClosedWhale ID volunteers assist with data management, processing sighting photos and data for later research use, and assist with community science projects identifying individual whales and dolphins.
Fundraise for the Aquarium!
Did you know that starting a fundraiser is an easy way to support the Aquarium?
Adopt an Animal Today!
Receive special benefits including an adoption certificate, event invitations, and animal updates.