Do you have an interest in animals? Do you want to help support our community? Do you like working with and educating others? A volunteer position at the Tarpon Springs Aquarium may just be what you have been looking for. No experience required.
Volunteering provides many benefits and opportunities to those who choose to give some of their time and talents. For some, it is an opportunity to socialize and stay active in the community. For others, it helps build useful new skills and experience. And for some, it provides community service hours for school or work. For all, it provides access to nature that most will never be able to enjoy. Regardless the reason, volunteering at the Tarpon Springs Aquarium will be an exciting adventure, giving you the chance to become an advocate of wildlife.
What Will You Do?
From aiding in the handling of animals to educating others to general maintenance and more, the Tarpon Springs Aquarium has volunteer opportunities to meet your interests and needs. Generally, volunteers will:
Assist in the overall needs of customers
Educate aquarium guests through interaction with animals
Assist customers in the feeding and touching of certain marine life
Aid employees in improving the cleanliness of the aquarium
Age 12 or above
An interest in marine science
Willingness to be positive and learn
Ability to communicate comfortably with customers
Also realize that agreeing to volunteer is a commitment. We depend on attendance and communication from our volunteers.
How to Sign Up
Anyone wishing to become a volunteer should come to the aquarium any day the aquarium is open around 4:45 PM for a brief interview and to fill out paperwork. Feel free to print out and bring the forms below as well. If you have any questions regarding volunteering, please email.
Volunteer Coordinator Email: