Exhibit Guides: Connect guests with our mission by sharing information and ensuring guest and animal safety.

  • Shark & Ray
  • Tidepool
  • Shorebirds
  • Raptor Row
Physical Demands: Frequent guest interaction, front-facing customer service, mostly outdoors, all types of weather, some standing

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Community Programs: Help spread our mission by supporting us during hikes, clean-ups, and outreach events. Upcoming events are announced through social media & email.

  • Trail to Bay Hikes.
  • Sweetwater Safari Hike
  •  Community Events
  • Clean Ups
Physical demands: Guest interaction, front-facing customer service, outdoors, all types of weather, may include sitting, standing, or easy-to-hard levels of walking, possible lifting up to 20lbs.

Special events: Support our community and fundraising events held at the center. Upcoming events are announced through social media & email. Roles vary depending on event needs.

  • Farm to Bay
  • Owl-O-Ween
  • New Year’s Eve
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Birthday Parties
Physical demands: Some/full guest interaction, both front-facing and behind the scenes, indoors & outdoors, all types of weather, standing and sitting, possible lifting up to 20lbs.

Support: Dedicate your time in a shift with little guest interaction by helping us with office administration tasks, keeping the center guest-ready, and maintaining our gardens. 

  • Administration
  • Facilities
  • Horticulture
Physical demands: Minimum guest interaction, behind the scenes, indoors & outdoors, all types of weather, standing and sitting, possible lifting up to 20lbs.

Animal Care: Help the animal care staff with food preparation, exhibit maintenance, and feeding of animals.

  • Requires 100 hours of previous volunteering service 
  • Limited spaces, spots given based on waitlist & availability
  • Commitment: ongoing depending on availability
  • 3 absences within 60 days may result in losing the spot
Physical Demands: little/some guest interaction, behind the scenes, indoors & outdoors, all types of weather, standing, lifting up to 20lbs

Docent:  Advance your passion and dedication to the Living Coast supports by guiding tours, giving specialized talks, helping with school programs, and spreading our mission at community events.

  • Requires attendance to 3 scheduled training and shadowing.
  • 9-month commitment, minimum of 3 shifts per month
  • Must be 18 years or older
Physical Demands: Guest interaction, front-facing customers, mostly outdoors, all types of weather, walking, standing, extra training

Internships

  • Animal Care
  • Sustainability
  • Education
  • Marketing
Physical Demands: Some guest interaction, front-facing and/or behind the scenes, indoors & outdoors, in all types of weather, requires a separate application. Internships are held during spring, summer, fall, & winter.

Current Volunteers:

Access your VicNet (Volgistics) account from any Internet device by going to the following link: volgistics.com/vicnet/165166/login

If you have any volunteer/Volgistics related questions please email, volunteers@thelivingcoast.org.