Volunteering at Feiro is a great way to … share your expertise with others, learn something new every day, have a “wow” experience, help meet a mission to engage others in marine and watershed environments, get outdoors, give back to the community, and make friends!
We welcome volunteers of all ages – those 14 and younger must volunteer together with an adult. Also, no prior knowledge in marine biology is required!
Our largest and most challenging need is for Naturalists. We provide the training you need to answer visitors’ questions about many aspects of our marine life. It is the knowledge and friendliness of our Naturalists that make certain that people will want to return again and again.
If you love working with youth and are available during school hours or afterschool, consider becoming an education volunteer. We also offer a variety of lifelong learning programs for adults. Programs include field studies on Peabody Creek, Hollywood Beach and City Pier, STEM education (underwater robotics club and programs and digital media integration) and arts integration.
Help enhance the student learning experience as an education programs volunteer.
Exhibit Cleaning and Animal Husbandry Crew
Come behind the scenes and see how things really work. You will be trained to assist our staff in caring, feeding and cleaning habitats for all the species in the marine life center.
Learn hands-on skills through one of Feiro’s citizen science projects. We coordinate data collection for a number of citizen science projects of local, regional and national significance.
Office Support and Information Technology
Are you a detail person? Are you skilled at spreadsheets and data entry? How about IT systems support? This volunteer position is critical, as it ensures staff can spend more of their time doing education, interpretation, outreach and grant writing! We really need your help!
For more information, contact:
Feiro Marine Life Center
PO Box 625
Port Angeles, WA 98362
Print off a Volunteer Application and drop it off in person or in the mail. We will contact you to arrange a follow up interview.