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Volunteer Open House

April 29, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm


Meet with current volunteers and join them for a one-hour tour of the Aquarium where you’ll discover different volunteer opportunities available, speak with staff from different departments seeking volunteer help and learn about the variety of work done here at Mystic Aquarium.

Whether you’re looking for a few weekend hours to fill as a full-time professional or a regular position as a retiree, Mystic Aquarium has many volunteer opportunities to meet your unique schedule, interests and expertise, in departments and specialties including:

  • Education
  • Special event staff
  • Special event photographers
  • Spanish & Chinese interpreters
  • Sign language translators
  • Administration
  • Camp program assistant
  • Classroom assistant
  • Fish & Invertebrates
  • Husbandry
  • Stranding
  • Water Quality lab
  • Youth Conservation Corps
  • Group events

Volunteers must:

  • Be at least 15 years old
  • Pass background check
  • Attend required training
  • Attend required meetings
  • Adhere to uniform policy
  • Complete tasks as assigned by staff

Aquarium volunteers help us to accomplish our mission of conservation, education and research on campus, along the shoreline, in the estuaries of Long Island Sound, on species in South Africa and the Artic, and so much more. Discover how you can play part in making a global impact on our ocean planet.

Admission for the Volunteer Open House is free.


April 29, 2017
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Blvd
Mystic, CT 06355 United States
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(860) 572-5955