Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Mystic Aquarium!
All volunteer candidates must fill out an application, interview with a member of the Human Resources team, submit a criminal back ground check (age 18 & over), and complete the required onboarding documentation and orientation. Currently, all interviews are being conducted over Zoom and orientation is through our online learning portal. We are also requiring documentation of a COVID vaccine & wearing masks in all indoor spaces. (If you are unable to get a vaccination, there may be an exemption granted. This is solely at the discretion of the organization.)
BENEFITS OF VOLUNTEERING:
In addition to these benefits, your work as a volunteer will pay you back in other ways. As a volunteer, you will:
Best of all, you'll contribute to our mission of conservation, education, and research!
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Our Docent - Outdoor Exhibits provide information on our animals and their habitats to our guests. Exhibits include our sea lions, beluga whales, and penguins.
Minimum Age: 15
Looking for a great way to support the aquarium, but prefer to stay in the climate-controlled area of the offices? Want to strengthen your office skills, help out behind the scenes and see the many areas that make the aquarium tick? Do you want to get your feet wet without actually getting your feet wet? We’re looking for help with all sorts of office work and projects.
Minimum Age: 18
Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment while learning about caring for our collection of mammals, birds, fish, and invertebrates? Volunteers in these areas get the opportunity to do some hands on work in our various departments.
Minimum Age: 18
Mystic Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire people to care for and protect our ocean planet through conservation, education, and research.
Sea Research seeks to achieve this mission by: