Classroom Assistant

Do you enjoy working with kids of all ages?  Are you looking to inspire the next generation of environmental stewards?  Then the Education and Conservation department needs your help!  We are looking for volunteers interested in sharing their passion for the marine environment and education. Volunteers assist Education & Conservation staff with programming that ranges from working with preschool students in our Sea School classroom to school groups in classrooms at the Aquarium and in schools. Not only will you help to shape the minds of the young and old but you will also increase your own knowledge of marine science topics and marine conservation issues.

 

Minimum Age: 15

Duties:

  • Familiarize self with class outlines

  • Maintain a working knowledge of Aquarium collections and exhibits

  • Maintain proper uniform

  • Assist Aquarium teachers in teaching classroom and field programs for students of all ages

  • Travel with Aquarium teachers to present outreach programs at local schools

  • Present public programs within the Aquarium

  • Perform all other duties assigned

Qualifications:

  • Communication skills

  • Enjoy working with children

  • Enthusiastic personality

  • Some biology and public speaking experience is helpful