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Estuary and Marine Life Interpreter

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Puget Sound Estuarium

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Do you love animals? Come volunteer with our team of Interpreters to work directly with the amazing animals of Puget Sound! Don’t have any experience with estuary animals? No problem! We provide on-the-job training that will make you an expert in no time. Volunteering during Estuarium open hours are not only fun, but also an excellent way to help the community connect with our local environment.

The Estuarium features the amazing diversity of live animals from intertidal and subtidal environments in South Puget Sound. You will work with sea stars, crabs, shrimp, anemones, sea cucumbers, chitons, fish, and much more. As a volunteer you will have opportunities to learn how to use different microscopes, do plankton tows, and get access to our different events around Olympia.

We also offer programs, activities, and projects for those with varied talents- feel free to contact us to work out the best partnership!

Please apply at:
https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=1682072780

2 Shifts

  • 11:00 AM to 01:30 PM
    Volunteers can work both shifts if desired.
  • 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM
    Volunteers can work both shifts if desired.
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Puget Sound Estuarium

Location:

309 State Ave. NE, Olympia, WA 98501, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to foster learning opportunities that explore, inspire, and connect people with our local beautiful estuary, Puget Sound.

Description

Puget Sound Estuarium was founded in 2007 as a result of community interest in creating opportunities for the public to learn about estuaries, geology, natural and cultural history, marine life, and human impact one of the largest estuaries in the United States, Puget Sound. The Estuarium offers fun programs both indoors and outdoors for all ages. Volunteering with us will give you access to learn more about the history, biology, and ecology of Puget Sound while helping to inspire other's in the community.

Animals
Children & Youth
Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

309 State Ave NEOlympia, WA 98501

(47.04588,-122.8988)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Environmental Education
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Aquarium Maintenance
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Standard shifts are available. We can customize shift to accommodate your schedule.
  • Interest in working with the general public -including children.

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