Become a Volunteer
Our dedicated volunteers are an essential part of our team. Annually, our volunteers donate a combined 28,000 hours in every area of our organization.
Exhibit Guides: Connect guests with our mission by sharing information and ensuring guest and animal safety.
- Shark & Ray
- Raptor Row
Physical Demands: Frequent guest interaction, front-facing customer service, mostly outdoors, all types of weather, some standing
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
- 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.
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
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, email@example.com.