WAVE Education Programs

The WAVE Education volunteers engage guests on and off-site with our ambassador animals. Our Education Programs include, but are not limited to, WAVE of Wheels, Living Curriculum Initiative, Gills Club, and Camp WAVE. This position is on a mission to excite, engage, and educate school-aged children about the wonders of aquatic life and the importance of conservation. Volunteers must be 18 years or older and willing to commit to helping with four outreach programs a year. This is ideal for individuals with strong communication skills, who love to learn and want to interact with a diverse groups of people.

WAVE Education volunteers receive training to handle animal ambassadors such as African Penguins, Coral Cat Sharks, American Alligators, and Sand Boas.

We onboard new volunteers 3 time a year.

Summer: applications accepted from February 1st – May 31st, we will interview applicants in June, and onboard in July.

Fall: applications accepted from June 1st – September 30th, interviewing applicants in October, and onboarding in November.

Winter/Spring: applications accepted from October 1st – January 31st, interviewing applicants in Feburary, and onboarding in March.

Click Here to Complete the WAVE Education Program Volunteer application

Applications completed online will be automatically submitted to the WAVE Foundation’s Community Engagement Office. Should you have any questions regarding the application or any of the volunteer programs, contact us by emailing volunteer@wavefoundation.org..