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Husbandry Volunteers

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National Aquarium

  • 30 people are interested

If you have a passion for animals and a love for the natural world, a volunteer position at the National Aquarium could be right for you!

Husbandry volunteers work behind the scenes handling insects, fish, shrimp and squid for feeding of the Aquarium’s animals; recording dietary data; cleaning enclosures; and joining in on occasional special projects. Positions include: Animal Rescue, Dolphin Discovery, Animal Programs, Aquarist, Aviculture, Herpetology and Horticulture. For a detailed listing of positions and to apply, please visit https://aqua.org/support/volunteer. Volunteers are required to commit to a regular shift for one year.

I hope to hear from you soon!
Beth Markowitz
Director of Volunteer Engagement

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About National Aquarium


Pier 3, 501 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202, US

Mission Statement

To inspire conservation of the world's aquatic treasures.





We'll work with your schedule.


501 E Pratt St.Baltimore, MD 21202



  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Aquarium Maintenance
  • Horticulture


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We require a set, weekly or biweekly shift. Shifts are typically 4 hours.

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