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!

CELEBRATE EARTH WEEK
April 23–28, 2019
Come to the Seymour Center by alternative transportation—bicycle, on foot, or public transportation—and enjoy free admission.

WHALE OF AN AUCTION
MAY 1–9, 2019
Look! Bid! Win! We’re celebrating our 34th auction with exciting items, unique adventures, and priceless experiences. Register now to start bidding on May 1!

SPECIAL LECTURE—LEOPARD SEALS!
MAY 5, 2019, 1 PM
Participate in a conversation with a researcher in Antarctica! Daniel Costa and Sarah Kienle will discuss their leopard seal research.

BECOME AN EXHIBIT GUIDE VOLUNTEER
Apply by May 5, 2019
Make a difference for the ocean and join our team of exhibit guide volunteers. Apply today!

ENVIROTOKEN
Now through June 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.

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