Volunteer

Olga Teach

Why Volunteer?

Volunteer opportunities are plentiful at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Volunteers are constantly learning about the latest in ocean science, marine biology, and ocean conservation. Discover the many benefits.

Volunteer Job Descriptions

Find out the many ways you can become a volunteer, including training requirements and time commitments.

How to Apply

Would you like to become a volunteer? Here’s how.

Volunteer Central

Current volunteers can log in here for important information.

Thanks to…

Sponsors of our volunteer programs include Nancy Lenz and family, Edie and Bob Rittenhouse, Fred and Jo Lynne Jones, Don Schmitz and Family, Harriet and John Deck, and David Morrell, Coldwell Banker. Without them, our programs would not be possible.


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Prospective Volunteer Information Night

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
6:30-8 PM

Learn more about becoming a volunteer:

  • Join us to hear about upcoming training opportunities and the exciting benefits of volunteering
  • Come talk with current volunteers and staff educators
  • Join us for all or part of the evening
  • Training begins mid-January 2019

Plus! Enjoy convenient after-hours shopping in our Ocean Discovery Shop.

Days & Hours

Tuesday to Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

JINGLE SHELLS
ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL
December 9, 2018
Noon–5:30 PM
Shop for gifts from local artisans and celebrate the holidays–Santa Cruz-style!

VOTE US INTO NEW LEAF’S ENVIROTOKEN
PROGRAM
Now–December 16, 2018
Visit any New Leaf store to fill out a paper ballot and vote for the Seymour Center today.

UCSC STUDENT ART
INSTALLATION
Now–December 6, 2018
Learn about the effects of single-use plastics on marine life. This exhibit is outdoors and free to the public.

LAND OF THE JAGUARS:
WILD WETLANDS OF SOUTH AMERICA
February 2, 2019
3 PM & 7 PM
A new presentation by Frans Lanting and Chris Eckstrom.

Join our teamATTENTION TEACHERS
Bring your class to the best science field trip of the year. Choose from a variety of field trip options for your group.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR UCSC STUDENTS!
Seymour Center has positions open for UCSC students who want to work in a dynamic and exciting environment. To join our team, apply today!

BECOME A MEMBER TODAY
Every membership includes free admission for 12 months and other benefits. Join or renew online today!

Join our volunteer teamVOLUNTEER WITH US!
Looking for a way to make a difference? Interested in learning more about marine science and conservation? Feel great, learn lots, and make an impact—that's what happens when you become a Seymour Center volunteer!

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