Volunteer

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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!

FISH PHYSIOLOGY
November 11, 2018
1:30–2:30 PM
Can a fish drink too much? Join us for a lecture and book signing with the author of our newest exhibit, Squidtoons.

KEN NORRIS
MEMORIAL LECTURE
November 13, 2018
7–8:30 PM
“Oil and Gas Development Off California's Coast--Is More in Our Future?”

SCIENCE SUNDAY
November 18, 2018
1:30 – 2:30 PM
Turning off the Tap on California’s Trash: Marine Debris Research, Prevention, and Removal. Photo: NOAA

LOCALS “SEYMOUR”
IN NOVEMBER
November 27–30, 2018
Santa Cruz County locals can visit the Seymour Marine Discovery Center for free! (Proof of residency required.)

PROSPECTIVE VOLUNTEER NIGHT
November 28, 2018
6:30–8 PM
Learn more about becoming a volunteer, plus enjoy after-hours shopping in our Ocean Discovery Shop.

Join our teamUCSC UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENT OPPORTUNITY
Now accepting proposals for the 2018-19 Student Research and Education Awards. Application deadline: November 30, 2018.

Join our teamATTENTION TEACHERS
Apply NOW for the best science field trip of the year! Submit your application for Discovery Labs today.

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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