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WONDERS OF WILDLIFE NATIONAL MUSEUM AND AQUARIUM

Family Volunteers

Family Volunteers serve as Guest Engagement Guides at exhibits and animal touch experiences where we encourage guests of all ages to explore, discover, and learn with each interaction. You will be the first to greet our guests with a cheerful smile as you welcome them to the largest, most immersive fish and wildlife attraction in the world! Family Volunteers assist guests by providing world-class service as you help them locate needed facilities and amenities, engage guests in conversations about our animals, artifacts and galleries. Also, they assist with special events and attend educational trainings on various topics.

Family volunteers may include up to 2 (two) children ages 10+ with a parent/grandparent/sibling (18 years or older) or other guardian with a limit two children per adult.

Volunteer Description

  • Provide guests with educational and engaging information about the habitat, animals, and conservation messages within each gallery.
  • Assist guests at aquarium touch experiences (stingray touch and invertebrate touch).
  • Assist guests with information to make their experience world-class.
  • May assist with special events and activities related to those events.
  • Children must be 10 years or older and must be accompanied by their guardian.

Application

Applications for parents/guardians and your children will need to be completed on our website at www.wondersofwildlife.org/volunteer/. If you have any questions, please reach out to our volunteer team!


Volunteer Services Contact Info:

Phone: 417-709-3900; 417-225-1181

Email: wow.volunteers@wondersofwildlife.org

Website: www.wondersofwildlife.org/volunteer/

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About WONDERS OF WILDLIFE NATIONAL MUSEUM AND AQUARIUM

Location:

500 W SUNSHINE ST, SPRINGFIELD, MO 65807, US

Mission Statement

To celebrate those that hunt, fish, and act as stewards of the land and water.

Description

Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium educates the public on the importance of hunting and fishing to conservation. As a volunteer, you can inform our guests about the mysteries of the deep by presenting fascinating facts about our 1.5 million gallon aquarium or share the secrets of the wild by educating our guests on the history of conservation in our fully immersive 4-D wildlife galleries. Free training classes are provided- join our team today!

Animals
Children & Youth
Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

500 W. Sunshine St.Springfield, MO 65807

(37.18171,-93.29617)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Environmental Education
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Aquarium Maintenance
  • Child Development
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 10
  • Orientation or Training
  • Typically 16 hours over a three month period.

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