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Spring volunteer training on tap at Oregon Coast Aquarium

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 20th, 2013


The Oregon Coast Aquarium will begin its volunteer spring training on April 6. During the six-week interpretive training course, volunteers gain in-depth knowledge about the biology of the animals in aquarium’s collection. Pictured are aquarium volunteers Tom Page, left, Christine Rowell and Dianne Freeburg. (Courtesy photo)


The Oregon Coast Aquarium volunteer spring training session begins April 6. In order to take part, applicants must submit an official application, which is available at the admissions area of the aquarium or online at www.aquarium.org.  After receiving a completed application, the aquarium will then contact the applicant prior to training to conduct an interview.

The Oregon Coast Aquarium volunteer program is in its 20th year and has nearly 450 volunteers. Since its conception, the program has provided an opportunity to learn about the fascinating marine life that is in the Pacific Northwest and to share that knowledge with visitors. Volunteer opportunities at the aquarium exist in the areas of diving, interpreting, greeting, grounds, community outreach and special events.

For the complete article see the 02-20-2013 issue.

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