This is a unique opportunity for volunteers, it compare to no other in town! In our Aquarium and Conservatory, volunteers will spend their time assisting biologists and aquarists with food prep, animal and habitat maintenance, and other animal needs. This is a year-long commitment, and volunteers commit to a consistent schedule.
In light of COVID-19 the Butterfly House & Aquarium requires ALL staff and volunteers to wear a face covering during the duration of their shift. For the safety of our staff, volunteers, and guests, ALL guests* are required to wear a face covering upon entrance to the facility. There are also several hand sanitizing stations at the entrance to each exhibit and heightened cleaning procedures throughout the day.
*Guests under the age of 2 should not wear a face covering. Guests between the ages of 2-6 are encouraged to wear a face covering. Please inquire with the Butterfly House & Aquarium Staff with further questions.
08:00 AM to 12:00 PM
12:00 PM to 04:00 PM
NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
The Butterfly House & Aquarium's mission is to learn, heal, and celebrate nature's beauty with tropical butterflies and marine life!
Our butterfly conservatory is home to more than 800 tropical butterflies from around the world! Along with amazing plant life, there is a relaxing waterfall and koi pond. Not to mention, an emergence window where you can watch brand-new adult butterflies emerge from their chrysalis! We also offer the Cove area; which, houses over 20,000 gallons of salt-water aquariums and over 200 aquatic animal species. Along with the largest collection of living corals in the midwest, two interactive touch pools, and a 360 degree pop-up dome aquarium! Our facility offers many amazing sites from Above, Below, and Beyond!
We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts
4320 South Oxbow AvenueSioux FallsSioux Falls, SD57106
December 18, 2020
Animal Care / Handling
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
This position requires a 1-year commitment and a consistent schedule.
Volunteers will go through a more selective process of interviewing with inquiries for husbandry volunteering.