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!

JOIN OUR STAFF!
Apply to be the Volunteer Coordinator / Education Associate. Initial review date for this carreer staff position is July 4.

Shark Science WeekSHARK SCIENCE WEEK
July 28–August 3, 2018
For a full week, the Seymour Center will celebrate sharks by revealing fascinating facts about these cartilaginous fishes. Shark touching pool open every day!

BECOME A MEMBER TODAY
Discounts on Individual, Family, and Directors' Circle membership through June 30! Join or renew online.

Join our volunteer teamJOIN THE VOLUNTEER TEAM!
Interested in learning and sharing marine science and conservation with the next generation? Join the Seymour Center's School Programs volunteer team!

ENVIROTOKEN
Now–June 30, 2019
Bring your own bag when you shop at New Leaf’s westside Santa Cruz location and receive an Envirotoken worth 10-cents that you can donate to the Seymour Center.

SANTA CRUZ MUNICIPAL WHARF EXPERIENCE
Now–August 24, 2019
Saturdays, 12–3 PM
Learn more about Monterey Bay, from a vantage point a half-mile out to sea, without ever leaving land!

TEACHER WORKSHOP
California Environmental Phenomena Summit October 3–4, 2019
Collaborate with local science experts and other educators to deepen your understanding of environmental phenomena.

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