Mississippi Aquarium Volunteer Opportunities

Date: Thursday, May 5, 2022 (All day) to Saturday, December 31, 2022 (All day)

Location: Mississippi Aquarium (2100 East Beach Blvd., Gulfport, MS 39501)

Coordinating Agency: Mississippi Aquarium

Contact Name: Samantha Bull

Contact Email: volunteer@msaquarium.org

Contact Phone: (228) 241-1232

Duties: 

 

Description of volunteer opportunities:

  • Welcome Host
  • Interpreter/Docent (additional commitment and training required)
  • Educator (additional commitment and training required)
  • Education Admin Assistant
  • Evening/Special Events
  • Offcampus Community outreach events

 

Dates and times needed:

  • Ongoing, 7 days a week, 10am5pm, (unless specified special evening events are available)

 

Requirements/qualifications:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Be a U.S. citizen or alien with legal right to work in the U.S.
  • Submit an online application
  • Attend a scheduled orientation class prior to start of service
  • Pass a background check
  • Submit a one-time $40 fee to cover initial expenses
  • Commit to volunteering a minimum of 4 hours/month or 25 hours within 6 months
  • Sign and return all required paperwork, and participate in area-specific training
  • Have a working knowledge of computers and/or smart devices with access to email
  • Volunteer independently in a customer-oriented environment
  • Be passionate about aquatic life and conservation