Georgia Aquarium Volunteers
The Georgia Aquarium Volunteer Program is comprised of more than 1,500 enthusiastic and extraordinary people who are passionate about aquatic life and conservation. Get involved! Whether you have a talent for working with people or your strengths are in other areas, we can use your skills.
- 18 years or older (Teens, please visit our Teen Volunteer Site)
- U.S. Citizen, or hold a current Work Visa, Student Visa or Green Card
- Ability to pass a background check and random drug screening
- Georgia Aquarium Annual Passes
- Ability to earn free daily admission tickets and an Annual Pass for a friend or family member
- Discounts on a limited number of additional Annual Passes, general admission daily tickets, merchandise in the gift shop and food and beverages within the Aquarium
- Training in the Aquarium exhibits and operations, the animals and conservation
- Volunteer Newsletters
- Award and Recognition program
- Opportunities to attend lectures, special events and aquatic tours
- Opportunities to make new friends and meet people with shared interests
- Most of all, you will have the satisfaction of working with talented, dedicated individuals devoted to bringing the important message of conservation of our aquatic resources to our millions of guests.
- Complete an online application.
- Attend an information session at the Aquarium.
- Pay a non-refundable Administrative Fee of $60 (includes: your Annual Pass, discounted Annual Passes and tickets, a uniform shirt, name badge, training, etc.)
- Pass a background check.
- Attend an orientation class.
- Complete any other training classes and pre-requisites required for your chosen position.
- Volunteers are required to follow the uniform guidelines and other policies and procedures of the Georgia Aquarium.
- Each volunteer commits to serving at least 100 hours every year. Otherwise, a fee will be required the following year to continue in the program.
- Most volunteer shifts are scheduled in four-hour increments.
- Volunteer positions are based on the interests of the volunteer, the skills required, scheduling and seniority. Seniority is determined by the date the volunteer began his/her service and the number of hours served.
- Some positions, such as diver, also require a volunteer to have completed a fixed number of service hours in other areas before being eligible for the position.
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We really hope that you will choose to join us as a volunteer. We're confident that you will have an enjoyable, rewarding and challenging experience! Join the Team. Apply Now!