Aquatic Interpreter

Photo of a Aquatic Interpreter volunteer
Volunteer Description:
Volunteers in this position are interpreters inside the Museum's Stingray Touch exhibit! They help guests engage in being touched by the rays and feeding experiences; they also provide interpretation of the aquatic collection and provide information about the Sea of Cortez.
Schedule an Interview
If you would like to learn more about the Aquatic Interpreter position and schedule and interview please contact Lauren Malanga at [email protected] or call 520-883-3071
Aquatic Interpreter Training
Training is required before volunteering at Stingray Touch.
August Training is for the September to January Season.
December Training is for the January to May Season.
April Training is for the May to September Season.
Benefits:
This is a unique opportunity to volunteer with marine animals at an AZA accredited facility. Aquatic Interpreters get the chance to expand upon their public speaking skills, while gaining knowledge of species related to the Sea of Cortez.
Requirements:
Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Applicants must also be able to make at least a 7 month commitment, volunteering once a week for 4-4.5 hours. The Spring Session occurs between the start of April - end of October; the Fall Session occurs between the start of October - end of April. Applicants should have an outgoing personality and an eagerness to share information with museum guests; they should also be able to retain information that will be communicated to guests. Applicants must also be willing to endure (shaded) outdoor weather conditions throughout the year. Volunteers in this position are required to purchase an official volunteer t-shirt ($10-$15).
Current Openings:
Tuesdays 8:30am-1:00pm