Engage with Learners and Visitors at Shedd Aquarium!


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Shedd Aquarium1200 S. Lake Shore DriveChicago, IL 60605


If you're passionate about aquatic life, and you love to learn, teach and inspire, you'll be a great volunteer!

We're currently recruiting for Guest Engagement and Learning Programs volunteers. Both roles provide the opportunity to interact with Shedd guests and create meaningful connections.

We are especially in need of volunteers with weekday availability.

Guest Engagement trainings will be held on Saturdays January 21st and 28th, both days from 9am-4pm. Apply now for the chance to join the upcoming training class.

Learning Programs volunteers are trainined on an ongoing basis.

For more information, and to apply, please visit http://www.sheddaquarium.org/About-Us/Jobs-Internships-and-Volunteering/Volunteer-Listings/.


  • Public Speaking
  • People Skills
  • Environmental Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Storytelling

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One day a week or one day every other weekend.
  • See Shedd website and application for more details.
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