Aquarium of the Bay Animal Care Volunteer

Position Description:

Assist Animal Care staff with the maintenance of both aquatic and terrestrial
exhibit animals. Duties include cleaning, health care, animal enrichment, food
preparation, feeding, and record-keeping.


Previous animal handling experience desirable but not mandatory.


Must be at least 18-years old. Must be able to work with minimum supervision,
and be comfortable handling various animals, including reptiles, amphibians,
mammals, and fish. Must be able to bend, lift up to 25 pounds, walk up and down
stairs, and be tolerant of a wet work environment.


Must be able to work one eight-hour shift per week for a minimum of six months
and commit to an initial training period of two months.

Volunteer Application Form