This application is for teens interested in becoming a long term volunteer at the NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher. Orientation for new volunteers is offered once a month, AUGUST through MARCH. Teen volunteers educate visitors at our touch pools, turtle exhibit, eagle exhibit, and carts. The teen intending on volunteering should fill out this application.
*** Please note, we DO NOT have any teen volunteer opportunities in Husbandry, caring for our animals. Husbandry volunteers must be 18. ***
REQUIREMENTS TO VOLUNTEER
- 14-17 years old
- Commit to volunteer for 50 HOURS (8 hours a month for at least 6 months)
- Pay $50 volunteer program fee (or apply for a Scholarship to cover this cost before attending orientation)
- Submit one letter of recommendation from a teacher
- Have a cheerful, friendly attitude and be comfortable speaking with visitors