Volunteers

Make an Impact

Do you love seeing a child's eyes light up when they discover something new?  Imagine the difference you can make by sharing the wonders of our underwater world with both kids and adults by becoming an Oklahoma Aquarium volunteer.  Our volunteers fulfill many roles from greeting guests upon their arrival to overseeing touch tanks to even diving with our fish to help maintain the beauty of our exhibits. 

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One of our volunteers visits with kids at our Rocky Coast Touch Tank.

 
Get Involved Now - 
Becoming a volunteer is easy. If 18 years old or over, simply fill out our online volunteer application. If 13-17 years old head over to the Aqua-Teen programOUR AQUA-TEEN PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR THE SUMMER. Please check back in mid-August for an updated status. 
 
Requirements to volunteer at the Oklahoma Aquarium
  • Commit to two 4 hour shifts per month
  • Attend an orientation session
  • Make a $30 financial commitment; this includes an official volunteer shirt, background check, any training materials and a name badge
  • Maintain a neat appearance, including wearing the required Oklahoma Aquarium Volunteer uniform
  • Have the stamina to complete a 4 hour shift
  • Enthusiastic and cheerful
  • Possess excellent communication skills

 

 

 

 

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Do you have a special interest or talent?  These kids love receiving shark tooth necklaces crafted by a dedicated volunteer.

If interested or for more information, please contact:

Annette Bowles
Community Activities Coordinator
918-528-1533
abowles@okaquarium.org

 

Current volunteers please click here to access VicNet!

Internships

The Oklahoma Aquarium offers students the opportunity to get involved with our day-to-day operations and work with staff. Students who participate in our intern programs will receive credit for their time spent working at the Oklahoma Aquarium.

Click Here for Information on Internship Opportunities.