Must have a positive attitude and be willing to learn about the Puget Sound Basin, both upland and the marine environment.
A Docent greets visitors as they enter the front door, answers questions, and helps visitors interact with marine life in the tidepool tank.
Other tasks also include preparing food for and feeding the animals, cleaning plexiglass and glass surfaces, talking with visitors, tracking visitor counts, operating the DVD player, working with preschool groups, and other miscellaneous tasks around the Center.
Must be able to work in a team environment and to follow specific directions and show initiative to further the Center’s goal of education to the general public. Continue to self-educate and share the information with volunteers and visitors.
- People Skills
- Environmental Education
- Aquarium Maintenance
- Environmental Science
- Animal Care / Handling
- Verbal / Written Communication
Good Match For
Teens People 55+
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 12
- Orientation or Training
- shift is 3-4 hours
- volunteers 12-15 must have a parent or guardian accompany them at all times