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Volunteer Programs

    We welcome your application to become an Aquarium volunteer. To begin your volunteer journey, please review the opportunities below and complete the appropriate application form as noted. Depending upon the position a training period may be required and there may be a waiting period as openings become available. For your convenience, you can print out the volunteer application.

For more information on volunteer opportunities, please send us an email or call 310-548-7562.
     
  CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Beach Cleanup
On the first Saturday of each month, join CMA Educators and volunteers in a beach cleanup, clearing the shore of marine debris. Meet at the steps in front of the auditorium.

Groups are required to make reservations by the Thursday before the event: Call Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm, 310-548-7562.

FREE; open to all ages.

• Saturday, June 04, 2016 • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
• Saturday, July 02, 2016 • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
• Saturday, August 06, 2016 • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
• Saturday, September 03, 2016 • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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Trashmageddon Beach Cleanup
We need your help! Join CMA Educators and volunteers and help pick up trash after the July 4th holiday. There is always a ton of trash on the beach and we need help picking it up and making sure it doesn't end up in the ocean.

FREE; open to all ages.

• Tuesday, July 05, 2016 • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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COMMUNITY SERVICE AND SERVICE-LEARNING
Opportunities are offered to help students fulfill academic service hour requirements and to help us fulfill our mission to educate the public about our local Southern California marine environment. For more information on community service or service-learning requirements, please click here.

Per City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks policy we may not provide opportunities for individuals who are court referred. Contact the Volunteer Center, South Bay/Harbor/Long Beach at 310-212-5009 for court referred assignments.

ON-GOING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Once accepted into our program, volunteers are registered with the City of Los Angeles. Volunteers, 14 years and older, must be fingerprinted. All volunteers under 18 years of age must have parent/legal guardian permission to volunteer.  Name badges are provided and t-shirts are available for purchase. Volunteers are encouraged to become a member of our support organization, FRIENDS of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium.
 
View our complete list of volunteer opportunities.
 
   
 
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