Join Our Team of Volunteers

Georgia Aquarium’s volunteer team is comprised of more than 1,200 enthusiastic and extraordinary individuals who are passionate about aquatic life. Whether you have a talent for working with people or your strengths are in other areas, we can use your skills and provide you with an opportunity to join other conservation minded individuals in the Atlanta area.

In return for your time, you will enjoy a unique volunteer experience. You will volunteer in a fascinating environment with great people. You will also know you are helping to create an aquarium experience that will entertain and educate millions of people each year all while making a difference in your local community.

We have several volunteer programs to meet your current needs and commitment level. Each program has their own benefits and opportunities. For more information on an individual program, please click the link below:

Volunteer Programs

Types of Volunteer Opportunities Available

Volunteer Programs

General Volunteer Program

General Volunteer Program

For individuals age 18 and up who are looking to get involved at the Aquarium in guest facing or behind the scenes positions. This program allows you the ability to inspire our guests, share your passion for the aquatic world and make a difference by giving back to your local community.

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Beginner Environmental Leadership Program

Beginner Environmental Leadership Program

If you have a passion for aquatic ecosystems and a talent of engaging with people, Georgia Aquarium’s Beginner Environmental Leadership Program is for you! Open to all high school students aged 15-17, this program is dedicated to empowering teens to become tomorrow’s leaders in environmental conservation.

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Internships

Internships

Looking for invaluable experience, professional connections and unique learning opportunities? If you are up to the challenge, become a Georgia Aquarium intern today!

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Military Volunteer Program

Military Volunteer Program

For current, retired or veterans of the United States Armed Services who are looking to get involved within the community and support the Aquarium’s mission.

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Scheduling a Shift

To request scheduling a volunteer shift at Georgia Aquarium, please click below:

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