One of our most popular activities at Camp Bayou is our paddling trips. The County provided canoes and a secure rack but many attendees prefer kayaks, since they are easier to paddle when the person is participating on their own. We had a few kayak donations that were stored in what we thought was a…

Facilitate presentation of nature topics for youth groups- schools, scouts, homeschools, traveling camps; assist in facilitation of adult programs- Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) and teacher workshops (PLT, Project WILD and WET, etc.); lead tours for guided day and night paddle trips as well as night hikes. (Note that this is where our program fees…

We strive to keep our animals happy and healthy in unique ways. One way we go about doing that is by providing daily enrichment to all our animals. As a non-profit organization, the Zoo depends on contributions from donors like you to help enrich the lives of animals in our care and inspire future generations.…

Guest Engagement Ambassadors play an important role in advancing the Zoo’s mission of “creating unforgettable natural connections.” They enhance the guest experiences by engaging and educating visitors of all ages. Our Guest Engagement Ambassadors support select Conservation Stations, use biofacts to engage guests, and answer visitor questions. To expand volunteer opportunities within the Zoo, training…

The CMA Rescue Team has volunteer positions available in both Stranding Administration and Stranding Rescue Response. Stranding Administrative Volunteer: Support the mission of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s and the work of the Rescue Department through attending, teaching, and developing department trainings as assigned, representing the aquarium at outreach events, and promoting stewardship of the marine…

Guest Experience volunteers are ambassadors to CMA, providing first impressions and enhancing the visitor experience! Volunteers in the Guest Experience department should possess a positive, outgoing personality, enjoy interacting with people, and be excited about the Aquarium’s mission. Guest Experience volunteers engage CMA guests and attend to their needs. Tasks include: greeting guests in the…

Our Culinary Team will guide the volunteer in the daily operation of our food court, assisting with cart organization, guest interaction, cash handling, and cleanliness standards. Our Culinary Team will instruct the volunteer on the basic principles of food handling, preparation, proper storage and service. The culinary manager will conduct weekly training classes, sharing culinary…

Clearwater Marine Aquarium offers a unique experience for our guests while providing music, food and a fun atmosphere with an outstanding marine facility as an overlay. HERE’S THE BEST PART – All proceeds from events stay with us here at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium to assist in our mission to rescue, rehabilitation, and release. Our…

In the Mammals Division, some of your responsibilities as a volunteer may include the following: Learning and assisting in food preparation – a large majority of the day is spent sorting and inspecting fish, processing fish, and washing dishes. Conducting behavioral observations, maintaining behavioral logs – records of feeding and observation sessions are maintained daily.…

Join our Environmental Operations Team and be part of our Facilities Maintenance Department! Environmental Operations oversees the custodial needs of Clearwater Marine Aquarium. As an E/O Volunteer, you will be making a huge difference for our guests and the animals by performing routine maintenance around the aquarium. Volunteer Responsibilities Include: Maintain a clean appearance to…