Interested in Becoming a Classic Volunteer with New England Aquarium? 

Apply Now!


Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. To begin the application process, create your volunteer profile by clicking here. Once you have completed your profile, carefully read through our available volunteer positions and click to express interest in up to 4 positions for which you would like to apply. 

Next Steps:

If selected, we will contact you to set up an in-person interview with the Volunteer Programs and Internships Office, which will be followed by a second interview with the respective departments.After completing 

Due to the high volume of applications, it may take up to two weeks for us to respond to inquiries. We appreciate your patience in waiting for our response!

Important Things to Know: 

  • Most positions require a consistent weekly commimtent of 8am-6pm for six months

  • There is a waiting list for weekend positions

  • All applications will be kept on file for three months

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old to work hands-on with the animals

  • Applicants who are at least 16 but not yet 18 years old are eligible to participate in our Visitor Education Volunteer program