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.

Seeking Volunteers for Spring Break
Looking to gain volunteer hours or aquatic education experience over spring break? The Aquarium is seeking volunteers available to work day shifts during spring break, March 16th – 20th, 2015. The shifts are from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. If interested, please fill out the volunteer application below or contact Annette Bowles at 918-528-1533 or abowles@okaquarium.org.
Get Involved Now
Becoming a volunteer is easy. If 18 years old or over, simply fill out our online volunteer application and then attend an orientation session. If 13-17 years old head over to the Aqua-Teen program.
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
Volunteer for the Aquarium Run – April 11
Individuals, teams and groups are encouraged to volunteer at the Aquarium Run! We'll need assistance with everything from handing out water, to manning water stations, to handing out medals at the finish line. Plus, volunteers receive free race-day admission with complimentary lunch and a t-shirt. Click here to sign up to volunteer.





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


If you are certified to dive, you can get this close to our honeycomb eel and many other interesting species. 


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.