Available Year Round
Time commitment Flexible

The New England Aquarium is pleased to be able to offer volunteer positions through the new live blue Service Initiative, an innovative volunteer program designed to connect adults throughout the Greater Boston area with the Aquarium and local environmental issues.  This program is a great option for those who would like to volunteer with the Aquarium but may be unable to make a weekly commitment! 

Volunteers within the live blue Service Corps will be able to volunteer within the main Aquarium building and/or participate in field service events such as beach cleanups, setting up/taking down fencing to protect piping plover nest sites, and removing invasive water chestnuts from the Charles River. 


This program has built in flexibility; you only sign up for the service events in which you’re interested and for which you have the time.  To become a live blue Service Corps member, volunteers are first required to attend a one time, hour long orientation at the Aquarium.  During this orientation you’ll learn more about the live blue Service Initiative, what kinds of projects we’ll be doing, and how to sign up.  It’s also a great chance to meet other volunteers!


Please e-mail vols@neaq.org for more information and to sign up for an orientation. 


All orientations are held at the main Aquarium unless otherwise noted.


Upcoming Orientations:

Sunday, May 8th, 1:00-2:00 p.m. 

Thursday, May 19th, 5:30-6:30 p.m. 

Saturday, June 4th, 1:00-2:00 p.m. 

Tuesday, June 14th, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 29th, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 16th, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, July 20th, 5:30-6:30 p.m.



**Volunteers for this program must be at least 18 years old to participate in field service events.  If you are under 18 please see the live blue™ Ambassador page for similar opportunities!