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. 


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

Get Involved Now – 
Becoming a volunteer is easy. If you're 16 years old or over, simply fill out our online volunteer application
Requirements to Volunteer at the Oklahoma Aquarium
  • Commit to two 4 hour shifts per month (6 consecutive months of service)  **Some exceptions will be accepted.
  • Attend an orientation session (Typically two are offered per month)
  • 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

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


Current volunteers please click here to access VicNet!


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