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ORGANIZATION: Puget Sound Estuarium


The purpose of Puget Sound Estuarium’s Volunteer program is to bring together a community of people who enjoy learning about and protecting estuary habitats. Help inspire our community to explore and connect with the South Sound!

  • Share your interests and passion with visitors.
  • Have personable and meaningful experiences with participants.
  • Bring your ideas and perspective to team meetings.
  • Collaborate with staff and board members.
  • Enhance or develop new programs, exhibits, or events.
  • Learn from educators, scientists, and community partners.
  • Obtain hands-on experience in the field of environmental education.
  • Encourage visitors to learn more about the cultural and natural history of Olympia.
  • Gather donations and memberships to further grow the Puget Sound Estuarium.
To apply to become a volunteer visit:
This event is open to anyone interested in volunteering. No skills or previous experience is required.

Visit our website for more information on our programs.
Or email our Volunteer Coordinator at if you have any questions.

Those younger than 14 can volunteer but must be accompanied by a parent who also volunteers for the organization. Those 14-17 can volunteer by themselves as long as they get parent permission.

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About Puget Sound Estuarium


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.


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, Community, Environment


Fri Mar 15, 2024
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM


309 State Ave NEOlympia, WA 98501



  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Environmental Education
  • Aquarium Maintenance
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach
  • STEM


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • As a volunteer you are able to pick and choose your programs of interest. This makes it as flexible as you need it to be.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.

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