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Sat May 26, 2018 - Sun May 26, 2019


New York Aquarium602 Surf AvenueEducation DepartmentBrooklyn, NY 11224
Inspire our visitors and help create a movement of conservation action among our guests!


Looking to be part of a New New York Aquarium?
The New York Aquarium is changing this summer, opening its newest exhibit, Ocean Wonders: Sharks. Volunteers are greatly needed to guide & assist visitors, facilitate fun activities, lead narrated talks, and assist in operating our shark touch tank.
Adults can sign up for one of three roles this summer, with opportunities to gain additional skills to fulfill additional roles in their year long commitment to the aquarium. Training for roles varies.
Volunteer roles for Summer 2018 include Ambassadors, WCS Now Interpreters 1 & 2.
Volunteers must apply, if accepted attend an interview, and training before being accepted into the program.
To apply and for more information including role descriptions, training dates, and more, please visit: https://nyaquarium.com/volunteering/education-volunteers/adult-volunteers



  • STEM
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Education

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 1 year of service
  • Able to stand for long periods, willing to interact with aquarium guests, outgoing personality.

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