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Animal Husbandry - Aquatic

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California Science Center

  • 328 people are interested

The aquatics husbandry volunteer helps with maintenance of behind the scenes work areas, floor exhibit areas and the touch tank. Volunteers assist with diet preparation, feeding, observation of animal behavior and general exhibit maintenance. Duties may include a variety of tasks and responsibilities ranging from general cleaning and maintenance of the aquatic exhibits and equipment, to getting hands on experience working directly with our aquatic staff. Must be willing to get wet & dirty. Prior animal handling experience is a plus. Weekday and weekend positions are available from 7;30am to 11:30am.

COVID-19 safety training provided. COVID-19 safety practices (including masks) are strictly enforced.

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About California Science Center

Location:

700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037, US

Mission Statement

We aspire to stimulate curiosity and inspire science learning in everyone by creating fun, memorable experiences, because we value science as an indispensable tool for understanding our world, accessibility and inclusiveness, and enriching people's lives.

Description

The California Science Center is a modern facility with all-new interactive exhibits and programs, and a seven story IMAX Theater with 3D capabilities. This exciting environment makes for an extraordinary learning experience for guests of all ages. Interested teens and adults can provide assistance in several different ways including stimulating an interest in science by facilitating and encouraging hands-on learning in our educational exhibits; by assisting our curators with the plant and animal life; or by providing our guests with a warm welcome and answering questions. As a California Science Center volunteer you can enjoy many special benefits including free parking, specialized group or individual training, previews of exhibits, invitations to special events and activities. Volunteers also have an opportunity to earn free Explorer Level Membership. The minimum age for volunteers is 16. Opportunities are available 7 days a week and experience is not necessary, only the desire and willingness to be of service, to learn, and share what you learn with our guests.

Animals
Education & Literacy
Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

California Science Center700 Exposition Park DriveLos Angeles, CA 90037

(34.01617,-118.28742)
 

SKILLS

  • Veterinary
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Aquarium Maintenance

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours/week for 6 months (7:30am-11:30am)

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