Are you passionate about the environment? Do you enjoy working with children and adults? If you are a people person and aren't squeamish around sea creatures, then consider joining the team of volunteers helping to inspire environmental stewardship among the 60,000+ guests that visit Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center each year. Initial training will help you get started, additional training opportunities are available and independent study is encouraged. Shifts are 3 hours per week and volunteers must make a minimum commitment of 3 consecutive months. Minimum age is 15.
Exhibit Guides work outside under cover at our touch tank. Exhibit Guides speak with people of all ages, providing informal educational lessons to guests at both our invertebrate touch tank and in the Ocean EcoCenter’s new exhibit galleries, all while sharing our mission with the public. Training is provided.
If interested please review the full job description and fill out the application below.
Exhibit Guide Job Description
09:45 AM to 01:00 PM
12:45 PM to 03:45 PM
NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Florida Oceanographic Society
890 NE Ocean Boulevard, Stuart, FL 34996, US
Inspiring environmental stewardship of Florida's coastal ecosystems through education, research and advocacy.
Florida Oceanographic is a non-profit environmental education center open to the public 7 days a week. We are located on the south end of Hutchinson Island across from Stuart Beach and the Elliott Museum. We offer numerous public programs and educational opportunities for groups. The site includes regional aquarium exhibits and displays, a rays on the reef tank, a 750,000 gallon game fish lagoon, children's activity pavilion, touch tanks with marine invertebrates, butterfly garden and nature trails. Volunteers work with visitors from around the world sharing the wonders of our fragile coastal environments.
Education & Literacy
We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts