Society for the Advancement of Volunteer Youth (SAVY)


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Sun Jun 04, 2017 - Thu Aug 31, 2017


One Hope BoulevardGalveston, TX 77554


The Society for the Advancement of Volunteer Youth, SAVY, provides students 14 to 17 years of age with the opportunity to volunteer within their community while gaining experience in a variety of career fields. Through the SAVY program, participants have an experience that only Moody Gardens can offer.

Goals and objectives include:

  • Expose participants to a variety of career fields, including biology and education.

  • Help support Moody Gardens mission statement: Moody Gardens is a public, non-profit educational destination utilizing nature in the advancement of rehabilitation, conservation, recreation and research.

  • To be an enriching program that will challenge participants mentally, physically, and socially, regardless of sex, color, or creed.

  • Provide an edu-taining environment for our visitors and guests.

  • Assist staff with various duties and responsibilities.

  • Help participants garner experience for future employment.

Applications will become active on December 1st on the Moody Gardens Websites.

For more requirements for this program or questions, contact the Volunteer Services Office at SAVY or 409-683-4121.


  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Environmental Education
  • Youth Services

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 shifts in June, July, 3 shifts in Aug.,4 classes
  • Completed Applicaiton with 2 letters of recom., Interview, Open House & Orientation (if accepted)

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