Volunteering at the Aquarium is both rewarding and fun. Volunteers enjoy the opportunity to share their specialized knowledge with the public, support a worthy mission, and have a great time.

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However, volunteering for the South Carolina Aquarium does require commitment. Volunteers in most positions must complete orientation and training and agree to work at least one four-hour shift each week for a year.

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Applicants must complete a volunteer application at least a month in advance of orientation. Upon completion, an Aquarium professional will contact those who are accepted into the program.

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Volunteers who are accepted will then be invited to an orientation session and complete any necessary training for their positions. Soon after that, they will begin hands-on interaction with the Aquarium’s guests and animal residents!

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For more information about volunteer opportunities at the South Carolina Aquarium, visit our Volunteer Page.