|Time commitment||One full day per week (8:00am to 5:00pm) for a period of six months|
Description: The Marine Mammal Department maintains two outdoor pinniped exhibits featuring Atlantic harbor seals, northern fur seals, and California sea lions.
Volunteers assist training staff in all aspects of animal care and have the opportunity to learn more about operant conditioning, training techniques and marine mammal husbandry. Although this position does not involve feeding or training the seals, volunteers play an integral role assisting staff during training sessions and presentations, and work in close proximity to the animals.
Responsibilities: Volunteers are incorporated into the daily activities of the Marine Mammal Department including: