Thank you for applying to become a volunteer with Nauticus! We are recruiting for volunteers and will contact you very soon. We work diligently to process volunteer applications within 3-4 business days. We will contact you using one of the contact methods you provided. We will make several attempts to reach you. Please respond back promptly so that your application is not removed.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic social distancing and safety practices are in place.

Volunteers wear a uniform consisting of a navy shirt, khaki pants or shorts and sneakers or boat shoes. More fun and details to come. We are glad you chose Nauticus!

Contact Information

Please provide your contact information including email address. Because we use email communications to inform volunteers of incentives such as free tickets to an event, recognition events, awards, etc., it is highly suggested that you check the box to be able to receive electronic newsletters, recruitment appeals, and schedule reminders.

Demographic Information

Please provide the following information. It is to help us get a better idea of the demographic make-up of our volunteers, as well as for the required background check. Volunteer under age 18 must provide year of birth.

What is the best method to contact you?


Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer.


Volunteer Service Preferences

Please click on the links to read about the position then check the one(s) that best fit your age and interests. Thank you.

Emergency Contacts

Please list the name and phone numbers of two people to contact in the event of an emergency.

Background Screening

All adult volunteers age 18+ are required to complete a free background screening before beginning service with Nauticus.

City of Norfolk Employment

Please let us know if you are a current employee of the City of Norfolk (Virginia). If so, please check the box and provide your department, job position, and hire date in the comment section below. 


I certify that all the information provided in this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I authorize Nauticus to contact my references when provided. I understand that the discovery of any misrepresentation or omission of the facts in this application may be cause for my immediate dismissal.