This online application is available only to those who are 18 years of age and up that are not interested in the Volunteer Dive Program. Please revisit the get involved link for a Volunteer Dive application. Youth volunteer opportunities are available for individuals aged 14 - 17 through our SAVY program. Please revisit our get involved page for more information.

For full consideration as an adult volunteer applicant, please provide complete information on the form below. The information you supply on this application will be used to distinguish you from other applicants and assess your qualifications for available volunteer positions.

Once you complete the form, click the "continue" button at the bottom. After submitting the application, you will receive a confirmation response and details on the next steps involved in becoming a Moody Gardens volunteer.

Personal Information

(Fields marked with an asterisk are required)


If you are not currently employed, enter 'N/A' or 'Retired'. If you are a student and not working, write "Student". This information is used to assess the demographic make-up of our volunteers.

Guests First

There are limited volunteer positions working directly with animals. Most general volunteer positions involve working with the public before applying to one of our Behind the Scenes positions for a required minimum of 40 hours. Upon completion of hours, you may apply for an available Behind the Scenes position with Volunteer Services.

About You

Interests and Skills

Please share your relevant skills and interests that would benefit Moody Gardens volunteer program.


Please share your availability, preferred initial area of service, and commitment level. Assignment descriptions are available on Moody Gardens "Get Involved" page.


Do you have any physical and/or mental conditions that will require accommodation in order to make your volunteer experience successful?

Personal History

Are you under 18 years of age? (All applicants under the age of 18 should proceed to the SAVY webpage for application details).

Have you ever been known by another name?

Have you ever been an employee of Moody Gardens, or an outside contractor before?

Have you ever been convicted of a felony and/or Misdemeanor?

Have you ever been dismissed from a volunteer program?

Emergency Contact


Please provide two references that are not relative.


I hereby affirm that the information given by me on this application is complete and accurate. I understand that any falsification or omission will be immediate grounds for dismissal from the volunteer program. I authorize a thorough investigation to be made concerning my character, general reputation, employment and education background and criminal record which ever may be applicable. I understand what this investigation may include and I hereby authorize the release of documents, and personal interviews with third parties, such as prior employers, family members, business associates, financial sources, friends, neighbors or others with whom I am acquainted.