Reef Fish at The Living Planet Aquarium

Volunteer Coordinating Internship

NOTE -- We are currently not taking Internship Applications. 

Job Description

The Volunteer Coordinating Intern will work with staff implementing our volunteer program for our 45,000 sq ft facility. This internship will allow interns to gain greater knowledge and understanding of the needs of creating and maintaining an efficient volunteer program with in a expanding non-profit.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The intern will assist in the management of volunteers and will facilitate an orientation for new volunteers.
  • Make addition to volunteer supplies improving efficiency.
  • Take part in volunteer recruitment, screening, orientation, training, motivation, retention, and recognition.
  • Keep track of hours and bonus.
  • Marketing volunteer program.
  • Update Facebook page and/or additional medias.
  • Create e-mailers to interested Field Volunteers.
  • Participate in volunteer evaluation process.
  • Conduct scheduled volunteer meeting and assist with on going training.

Required Skills

  • The ideal candidate will be a self-starter.
  • Works under the general supervision of the Volunteer and Internship Coordinator
  • Friendly and very outgoing
  • Task-oriented
  • Ability to manage individuals of all ages
  • Ability to handle conflict and various personalities

Requested Experience

  • In College or Recent College Graduate

Internship Requirements

  • Competition of 120 Hours or more
  • Completion of Final Project
    • The Volunteer Service Interns will be required to complete a project approved by The Living Planet Aquarium Volunteer Coordinator as well as write a paper on the project and/or give a short PowerPoint presentation

Application Requirements

Job Location

The Living Planet Aquarium

Position Type

Unpaid Intern

Please send application requirements to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Whether you have 1 hour, 1 day or an entire lifetime, we have a volunteer position for you!