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WONDERS OF WILDLIFE NATIONAL MUSEUM AND AQUARIUM

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Greeter or Docent Volunteer

Our 1.5 million gallon aquarium plunges our guests into a fully immersive voyage through the most incredible aquatic ecosystems on Earth. Guest engagement guides are stationed at exhibits throughout the aquarium to provide information on the species and habitats showcased. As a volunteer, you will be provided with information that will help you inform our visitors about the mysteries of the deep by presenting fascinating facts, asking thoughtful questions, and telling exciting stories. This is a vital part of our mission, as it provides our visitors with a deeper understanding and connection to the living world.

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! Assist guests by providing world-class service as you help them locate needed facilities and amenities as you engage them in conversation to build excitement for the adventure that awaits just around the corner!

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.

Application

You will need to fill out an application 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

  • Environmental Education
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Aquarium Maintenance
  • Environmental Science
  • History
  • Research

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Typically 4 hours each week

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