Introduce aquarium visitors to the fascinating worlds of six habitats from around Lake Superior.  Share your knowledge of fishing, shipping, geology, assist our guests at our sturgeon touch tank. Whichever volunteer opportunity you choose, you’ll have the ultimate insider experience at Great Lakes Aquarium!

Volunteer Benefits

  • Free admission anytime for volunteer and immediate family while an active volunteer
  • Free parking
  • 30% discount in the gift shop
  • A chance to have a fun, educational and fulfilling experience

Volunteer Positions

  • Exhibit Interpreter
  • SCUBA Diver
  • Special Events Volunteer
  • Animal Care Volunteer
  • Otter Mascot
  • Team Volunteering – This is an opportunity for parents to instill in their children or grandchildren the value of volunteering while volunteering as a “team” at the Great Lakes Aquarium

Volunteer Applications

Download Volunteer Application Here

Download Volunteer Diver Application Here


For more information about becoming a Great Lakes Aquarium Volunteer please call our Volunteer Coordinator Emily Bowen at 218-740-2015 or e-mail ebowen@glaquarium.org.